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Accessible PDF Documents

To create an accessible PDF, it is best to start with a document (Word, Powerpoint, scanned document) that is already accessible.  Please refer to the appropriate section of this website to create that. 

The National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE) provides this Cheatsheet on converting Word documents to PDF. It contains instructions for the different versions of Word with helpful screen shots. 

The following video describes how you can use Acrobat Pro to convert an inaccessible pdf document into an accessible one. Alternately, read those instructions here.



Academic, Employment and Public Accommodations

The University of Kansas is committed to providing an open and accessible academic and work environment. For information on accommodations, please contact the departments below:

Academic Accommodation
Academic Achievement and Access Center facilitates appropriate resources, services and auxiliary aids to provide each qualified student with a disability equitable access to educational, social and career opportunities at KU. Learn more...

Employment and General Accommodation
The Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access works to enhance and strengthen diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas. Learn more...

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