||Content authors and publishers of online documents|
Session 1: Overview
An overview of the PDF issues encountered by assistive technologies, WCAG2 conformance and your legislative requirements under the Disability Discrimination Act.
Session 2 – PDF accessibility techniques in Acrobat
Existing or older PDFs often need to be tagged manually, so this session will cover techniques including:
- Editing and correcting the reading order
- Adding, deleting and editing tags
- Adding, deleting and editing bookmarks
- Tagging images
- Tagging tables
- Modifying text
- Tagging bulleted lists
- Tagging links
- Using the Accessibility Checker to test the accessibility of your PDF.
Session 3: Accreditation training exercise
Participants will be required to complete a short PDF training exercise that includes applying some of the main accessibility techniques from session 2.
Each participant will receive:
- Course training manual;
- PDFs and Accessibility factsheet by Office for Disability (written by Gian Wild);
- PDFs and Accessibility eGovernment Accessibility Toolkit (written by Gian Wild);
- Creating accessible PDFs eGovernment Accessibility Toolkit (written by Gian Wild);
- The problem with the concept of accessible PDFs blog posts from www.gianwild.com.au, Part 1 and 2.
What you should bring
Participants are welcome to bring a PDF to practice techniques on.
Creating accessible Word documents