Creating Accessible Documents for Individuals with Learning Disabilities


Session Objectives

Session Presenter


Accessibility Made Smart

Tools for Life Mission

Accessibility Checklists

General Considerations for People with LD

Creating Accessible Content

How to: Creating Accessible Content

Think Like a Designer

Microsoft Word & Accessibility

Stylistic Issues

Saving Your File as Accessible PDF

Accessible PDF Options

PowerPoint & Accessibility



Select Lists Styles


How to: Adding Alternative Text for Images

How to: Selecting Reading Order

How to: Formatting Your Text

More Best Practices

Outline View

Use the Accessibility Checker

How to: Save Your Presentation as Accessible PDF

Tracking Trends

Common AT Solutions for ICT Access

In the Shadows…Mainstream

Mainstream Example: Mobile/Smart Phones

iOS 8 - released in 2014

Recognizing AT Taxonomy Variations

Features of Text-to-Speech

Difference between Text-to-Speech and Screen Readers, Part 1

Difference between Text-to-Speech and Screen Readers, Part 2

Text-to-Speech for Learning Disabilities

Session Presenter

Widely Used Screen Readers

Definitions of Blindness

Definition of Low Vision

Web Accessibility and the Law

Section 504

Section 508

Section 255 Guidelines

Proposed ICT Standards and Guidelines

Features of Writing Solutions

Kurzweil 3000



TextHelp for Google

Premier Software


2015 Software Review

Speech Recognition Software

Word Q/ Speech Q

wordQ + speakQ

Features of Display Solutions

Features of Access Solutions

ASL Switch Labs

The TFL Team