Acrobat 202 – Adobe Acrobat Section 508 Accessibility

Class Description

This class provides participants with the skills to properly prepare Adobe PDF documents and fillable PDF forms for access by users with disabilities such as blindness, low vision, and mobility impairment. In this course, participants will create, modify, and test PDF documents for accessibility. 

Course Benefits

  • Accessibility and Adobe PDF
  • Understanding Tagging and Document Structure
  • The Accessibility Workflow
  • PDF and Word Processing Applications
  • Working with Multiple Documents
  • Making PDF Forms Accessible
  • More About Tags and PDF
  • Evaluating PDF Documents for Accessibility Problems
  • Repairing Reading Order and Basic Tagging Problems
  • More Accessibility Features

Suggested Prerequisites

Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes.

We also recommend that you have the Adobe Acrobat software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site.

Course Outline

  • Accessibility and PDF
  • Tagging and PDF
  • Forms and form fields
  • Adding Accessible text to graphics
  • Inserting, replacing, and deleting pages in Acrobat
  • Combining files from multiple applications
  • Workflows for creating forms
  • Tips for working with forms
  • Tools for checking accessibility
  • Adding bookmarks
  • Adding accessible links
  • Setting the document language
  • Setting security settings and screen readers
  • Adding a watermark to PDF

Related Classes

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.