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Creating Accessible Documents in Word – Part 1: Headings & Styles

In this inaugural accessibility guide, Nick Laudato, Vice President of focusEDU gives a brief introduction to the importance of using accessibility-friendly techniques in the composition of Word documents, even when they appear to be very basic. Specifically, this guide highlights Microsoft Word’s styles, headings, and hidden formatting. Below you can find both the embedded video guide from our YouTube channel. Click here to view a PDF covering the same information in a textual format.

About the Author:

Dr. Nicholas C. Laudato is a leading information technology professional specializing in strategic and tactical IT planning and in designing and supporting instructional technology systems. Nick has regularly presented at the annual EDUCAUSE conference, New Media Consortium (NMC), the Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC), and Blackboard World national conferences, among others, and has given invited talks at the University of Florida, Tufts University, and Lock Haven University.

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