Accessiblity & ADA Resources

Accessibility is important in serving people with disabilities and to make sure that everyone can access information that we provide, as easily as possible. The resources in this section provide basic information on creating accessible electronic documents in order to build and maintain open communications with educators and the community at large.

General Resources

WA Dept of Services for the Blind: Accessible Documents and Websites

U of W Accessibility Resources


Adobe Acrobat Pro

Create and verify PDF accessibility (Acrobat Pro)

Workflow for creating accessible PDF documents

Adobe inDesign

Preparing InDesign Files for Accessibility

Adobe TV video. 39 minutes

Adobe Photoshop

How to design (in Sketch, Photoshop and Web) for color blind users

Accessible images using Photoshop


Make Word documents accessible

Applies To: Word 2016 Word 2013 Word 2016 for Mac Word Online Word for iPad

Accessible documents in Word 2016

Creating accessible documents in Word for Mac


Make your Excel spreadsheets accessible


Make your PowerPoint accessible

Outlook Email

Make your Outlook email accessible

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