Multimedia

MS Office Accessibility - PowerPoint and Word

Techniques for Word and PowerPoint:

Add alternate text (alt text) to images and objects, this includes SmartArt graphics Hyperlink text should be easy to understand Edit the hyperlink so that it contains a title for the link along with the link's location. Consider including the link for those who are viewing a printed version of the document

Captioning Resources and Tutorials

Disability Resources is your first resource when using or developing audio/video materials: itAccess@email.arizona.edu or 520.621.3268.

Audio Description

Audio Description (AD) is for individuals with visual disabilities and refers to the insertion of audio content to relay important visual details. Information in an audio description should be provided in a way that does not interfere with other audio such as dialog or sound effects. Audio description allows a person with vision impairments to fully understand the visual content delivered via video or live performance.