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Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations

Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations

'This article offers guidance on ways to create Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to make them more accessible to users with disabilities. Because many files are often viewed electronically, governments and industries around the world are implementing policies requiring electronic and information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities. For example, the amended Section 508 of the United States Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires Federal agencies to make all of their electronic and information technology accessible.' Add alternative text to images and objects Specify column header information in tables Ensure that all slides have unique titles Use hyperlink text that is meaningful Use simple table structure Avoid using blank cells for formatting Include closed captions for... Show More

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