18 Checking Accessibility

Built-in Accessibility Checkers Available in:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Adobe In-Design
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
    • Adobe Pro DC has the best accessibility checker; however, older versions have them as well

Free Accessibility Checkers for Use or Download

  • PAC 3.0 for PDFs
    • Free checker for PC only.
    • TaggedPDF.com help center can assist with making adjustments to PDF based on the errors within PAC 2.0 or 3.0.
      • Requires Adobe Acrobat Pro to make changes to the accessibility of the document.
    • Provides a visual image showing how a would describe the PDF.
  • WAVE Website Accessibility Checker
    • Free checker for websites.
    • Visually identifies accessibility errors on the webpage.
    • Provides a summary of accessibility errors.

Accessibility Checklists

Checklists may assist in creating accessible materials. Additional information can be found in Digital Accessibility.

Word Accessibility Checklist

PowerPoint Accessibility Checklist

PDF Accessibility Checklist

License

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