In creating accessible content there are a set of content items that should be followed that will help in making documents available to the widest groups of people based on their disability needs. The following items are the minimum requirements needed for Web, Microsoft and PDF content
Add alternate text to images
Identify document language
Use tables wisely
Understand how to export from one format to another
The following link will take you to UW Seattle's Accessible Technology content to learn step-by-step processes of several Microsoft and Adobe technologies to create accessible content.
If you currently have PDF documents that may not be fully ADA compliant. The following link will give you steps you can take inside of Adobe Acrobat Pro application. (Note...These steps are specifically for Adobe Acrobat Pro X or Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.)
This video talks about Policy #188 and how it is going to impact the campus community along with some training on steps to start compliant Word documents that will transfer more readily to compliant PDF files for public distribution.
The University of Washington (UW) strives to ensure that people with disabilities have access to the same services and content that are available to people without disabilities, including services and content made available through the use of information technology (IT). Below are links to content giving greater detail of the compliance process: