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Creating Accessible Documents - Hands On Training

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 02:30 PM

Event runs from 2:30 - 5:00pm

Learn how to create Accessible Documents.

Faculty and Staff who upload Word and PDF files to the Campus Website, or to Canvas are encouraged to attend.

Light refreshments will be available.

Please RSVP on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Disability Summit registration tables.

Presented by Gaeir Dietrich

Gaeir Dietrich is the director of the High Tech Center Training Unit (HTCTU) of the California community colleges, and the systemwide trainer for Section 508 compliance. Gaeir has served on the advisory boards for AHEAD, Bookshare, DIAGRAM Center, the Alternate Text Production Center (ATPC). She is a contributing author to Beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act, published by NASPA.

Topics Include:
  • Understand what it means to create accessible documents
  • Follow the “LIST” model with Microsoft Word to develop accessible documents
  • Utilize styles to create structure
  • Use the accessibility action wizard in Adobe Acrobat Pro to convert MS Word documents into accessible PDFs
  • Tips and tricks in MS Word to facilitate the creation of accessible documents, as well as save time and effort
  • How to create accessible PDF documents

PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION: If you need to request an accommodation such as printed information in alternate formats, Assistive Listening Devices, or request a Sign Language Interpreter, please contact Dr. Albert J. Roman, 213.891.2252 or

Event location: Theater Arts Building

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