How to Create an Accessible Word Document (Basic)

Purpose: An accessible Word document refers to a document that is able to be read by disability users using tools such as screen readers or braille alternative formats. Instructors need to take specific precautions when creating Word documents to ensure their material is legible to students with accessibility needs. Some basic steps include font, table, and image formatting.

Other resources:
MS Word document
Microsoft - Improve accessibility with the Accessibility Checker
MS Office Support - Accessibility support for Word
Section 508 – Create Accessible Documents
ASU Web Accessibility
ASU Disability Resource Center
email the LMS Migration team
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