Accessible Documents – Self-Guided Tutorial

Image of a document being signedCreating documents with accessibility in mind helps a variety of learners. Students with visual disabilities may need to use a screen reading device, which needs to have ADA-friendly documents to ensure the device can read the content to the student. Other elements, such as tables and links, can help everyone by having greater descriptiveness.

Many tools, like Microsoft Word, have built-in features that help with creating accessible and well-composed documents.

This self-guided tutorial focuses on Microsoft Word for Office 365.


Please review the following tasks. Each item will open in a new window/tab, allowing you to review the item’s content without losing this page. Close the item’s tab to return to this page and move on to the next item in the list.

  1. Review the Microsoft Word content on the Microsoft Accessibility page.
  2. Enroll in the Accessibility Self-Guided Tutorials site.
  3. Complete the activity: Accessible Documents Activity.