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Accessible Word Documents

Using the built in tools in Microsoft Word will create documents that are tagged appropriately for screen readers to interpret the elements of your document. Use those tools to create headings (rather than bold and/or underline), build lists, and create tables. Also ensure that all images have alt text that describes them. To learn more about how to do this choose one of the following options:

Also check the IT training schedule for Word training to learn more about using Word effectively.


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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