Making Scans Accessible

Intermediate

Scanned documents, like their printed predecessors, are completely inaccessible to people with vision loss unless you make an effort to convert them to an Assistive Technology friendly format. Learn about the magic Make Accessible Action Wizard button and other tools to help you convert a scan to an accessible format.

  1. The Problem with Scans
  2. Is it a Scan?
  3. The Action Wizard
  4. Checking OCR Accuracy
  5. Editing OCR Text
  6. Common Accessibility Errors
  7. Editing Tags Manually
  8. Revising Reading Order in Scans
  9. Acrobat Read Out Loud Tool and its Limitations
  10. Attaching an Accessibility Report to a Document

Class Length: 1 hour. Can include up to 50 attendees in one session.