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PDF Accessibility Basics Webinar Series

PDF and other document iconsA FREE On-Demand Webinar Series from Level Access

This eight-part series covers core PDF accessibility concepts in convenient 30-minute sessions. All webinars are available on-demand and include a recording, transcript and slide deck of the presentation.

Please use the individual links below to access the resources for each of the webinars in the series (this will launch a new window).

Recommended Software: Adobe Acrobat DC Pro

PDF Functionality, Part I

Original Presentation Date: September 28, 2017

The first two webinars focus on how to use Adobe Acrobat DC to create and remediate documents for accessibility. Part I discusses the Tools/Task Pane, the Navigation Pane, Hierarchy of Tasks, the Tags Panel, Generating Tags Automatically, and Adding Tags Manually.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

PDF Functionality, Part II

Original Presentation Date: October 12, 2017

Part II of our PDF Functionality session focuses on Creating Tags from Selection, Finding Tags from Selection, using the Action Wizard Tool, the Order Panel, the Touch Up Reading Order Tool, and the Content Panel.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

Metadata, Reading Order, and Links

Original Presentation Date: October 26, 2017

In this webinar, we looks at Metadata information, including language and document title, identifying correct reading order and remediating reading order, and creating and editing links within the tags tree.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

Non-Text Elements

Original Presentation Date: November 9, 2017

The Non-Text Elements webinar demonstrates adding informative alternative text to meaningful images, alternative text for symbols, and creating artifacts.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

Data Tables

Original Presentation Date: November 21, 2017

The Data Tables webinar focuses on tagging simple and complex tables using the Touch Up Reading Order Table Editor tool.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

Forms

Original Presentation Date: December 12, 2017

In the forms webinar, participants learn how to create accessible text fields, checkboxes and radio buttons. We also discuss best practices for adding labels and form controls.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

Page Structure

Original Presentation Date: December 21, 2017

In this webinar, participants will learn how to review and edit role mappings for custom styles, use correct heading structure, and correctly tag changes in natural language.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now

Accessibility Checker

Original Presentation Date: January 4, 2018

The Accessibility Checker webinar demonstrates how to use the PDF Action Wizard as well as the PDF Full Check tool. Participants learn how to analyze results of an accessibility full check in order to create an accessible PDF document.

Slide deck, transcript and recording available now