Overview

How to make documents, presentations and online materials accessible.

Introduction to alternative formats

What are alternative formats and why you should include an alternative format tagline on all documents.

Introduction to alternative formats

Large print and coloured paper

How to deal with two of the most commonly requested alternative formats.

Large print and coloured paper

Word documents

A few simple steps to make your MS Word documents more accessible.

Word documents

PDFs

How to create PDFs that are accessible to all users.

PDFs

Braille documents

A guide for dealing with requests for Braille documents .

Braille documents

Audio CDs

Requests for documentation on audio CD are rare, but they can be time consuming. This page gives advice on how best to meet such requests.

Audio CD

Emails

Good practice for creating accessible emails.

Emails

Powerpoint presentations

How to create accessible PowerPoint presentations and sample slide templates.

Powerpoint presentations

Website, wiki and blog content

Creating accessible websites, wikis, blogs etc can be a complex issue and this guidance aims to provide a brief overview of where to start.

Website, wiki and blog content

Virtual learning enviroment content

Provides general guidance on things to consider when creating courses in a VLE to make sure they are as accessible as possible for disabled users.

Virtual learning enviroment content

Information Screens

Covers the most important points to consider when producing content for computer information screens.

Information Screens

Creating accessible course handbooks

Provides practical advice on making course handbooks as accessible as possible for disabled users.

Creating accessible course handbooks

Creating accessible lectures/tutorials

Aims to provide lecturers/tutors with some quick, practical advice and tips to help make lectures and tutorials as accessible as possible for disabled students.

Creating accessible lectures/tutorials


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