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    Accessible Documents 1 Day | 7 hours | $525 PLUS TAX

    In this one-day course you will learn how to create accessible PDF files using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat. The course is hands-on throughout, offering useful tips, current standards for compliance, and lots of practice. Prerequisite: Proficiency in InDesign. 

    Introduction

    • » round table
    • » what is document accessibility
    • » why accessibility is important
    • » exploring the jaws reader
    • » discovering if a PDF is currently accessible
    • » understanding the workflow
    • » understanding reading order

    Design considerations

    • » why WCAG 2.0 matters
    • » WGAC 2.0 guidelines
    • » design considerations

    Generating an Accessible PDF

    • » creating a PDF file from InDesign
    • » understanding layout considerations
    • » controlling reading order
    • » adding metadata in InDesign
    • » using InDesign styles
    • » understanding export tagging
    • » controlling tag order
    • » working with tables in InDesign
    • » adding hyperlinks in InDesign
    • » creating cross-references
    • » adding alternative text in InDesign
    • » exploring Object Export options
    • » creating bookmarks in InDesign
    • » fine-tuning the PDF after conversion

    Making an existing PDF File accessible

    • » understanding PDF remediation in Acrobat
    • » adding tags to a document in Acrobat
    • » fixing elements using the Content panel
    • » artifacting elements
    • » tagging tables in Acrobat
    • » adjusting document properties
    • » adding bookmarks in Acrobat
    • » adding alternative text in Acrobat
    • » fine-tuning the remediated PDF
    • » using the Make Accessible Wizard
    • Runs on request for 3 or more