2-Day PDF Accessibility Training with Chad Chelius

Wed, Jul 24, 2019 (All day) to Thu, Jul 25, 2019 (All day)
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Join the User Experience Office (UXO) this summer for two days of practical, hands-on training with PDF accessibility expert Chad Chelius. This training will teach you how to create inclusive experiences for people with print disabilities. The training will focus on how to create accessible documents using MS Word and MS PowerPoint as the source files, and will also include how to remediate and test PDFs for accessibility within Adobe Acrobat. Check out Chad’s Lynd.com course as a preview of what you can expect at this training event.

CPACC holders can earn all 15 hours of annual continuing education credits.

Curriculum: 

Topics will include: 

  • Overview of PDF accessibility
  • Elements of PDF accessibility
  • What a properly remediated PDF file should look (and sound) like
  • Proper formatting of Word documents
  • Proper formatting of PowerPoint documents
  • Remediating existing PDF documents
  • Testing PDFs for conformance to accessibility standards

NOTE: To earn 15 hours of continuing education credit, CPACC holders must attend both days.

Date and Time:

July 24th and July 25th

8:30 AM – 4 PM 

Location: 

Friend Center Convocation Room

Requirements: 

  • Attend both days of training
  • Latest version of MS Office products
  • Latest version of Adobe Acrobat Professional (note, Acrobat Reader DC will not suffice)
  • Free screen reader technology (VoiceOver, MS Narrator, or NVDA)

Registration:

Please register through the Employee Learning Center.