Structuring Documents for Accessibility  

When creating documents that are accessible, clear structure is a fundamental rule of accessibility that can be applied to content in a range of digital formats including Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, and PowerPoint.

Best Practices

  1. Color and contrast
  2. Contextual Links
  3. Headings and document structure
  4. Image descriptions (alt text)
  5. Lists
  6. Media captions and transcripts


The below guides offer step-by-step instructions on how to make documents created in various software accessible.