Section 508 Accessibility

2 days. Master series. This course will help you to become familiar with, and come into compliance with, the Federal Government’s ADA Section 508 accessibility regulations.

The course will cover Adobe InDesign CC 2019 and Adobe Acrobat DC and other application’s (Microsoft Word) features that are designed to help you meet those requirements. Students will study InDesign and are expected to be somewhat familiar with Acrobat already, as no time is allotted to review any basics of the application. Topics will include:

  • What is accessibility in publications?
  • What are the Section 508 requirements?
  • Evaluating existing PDF publications, forms, and archived documents
  • Workflow adjustments to comply with accessibility standards
  • Authoring documents for accessibility
  • Applying the best design practices to yield accessibility
  • Preparing bookmarks, hyperlinks, interactive form fields, and flexible text reflow
  • Adding alternate text to images and charts
  • Working with tables, anchored objects, and captions
  • Preserving accessibility features when exporting to PDF
  • Using the Accessibility Checker and the Tags panel in Acrobat

Prerequisites:

Suggested Follow Ups:

Reserve today! Click for our Onsite Custom Training Request form.

Pin It

WashDC IDUG Subscribe

Are you a former Washington DC InDesign User Group member? Subscribe to our email newsletter?
Thank you! We look forward to serving your training needs.
OpenTools Productivity Plug-ins for InDesign CC and CS6

Testimonials

Cynthia Romero
Thank you for being such a great instructor and imparting your Illustrator knowledge. On Friday at work when I opened an existing .AI document I … read more
Susan Weintraub
The Park School of Baltimore
Thanks for a terrific class in InDesign. I'm sure I'll be visiting your website for your resources, and look forward to ordering poster prints when … read more
Tatum Birdsall
IBEW
Thank you! I've already shared some of your tips from class with my colleague! Everyone is amazed how easy it is to draw basic 3D shapes in … read more

Who’s Online

We have 265 guests and no members online

Email News

Subscribe to our email newsletter?

Thank you!
We look forward to serving
your training needs.

Search