Accessibility: Word and PowerPoint Accessibility Evaluation Checklist


What should be considered when creating an accessible Word document or PowerPoint slides.


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The following checklist uses the Accessibility Checker in Microsoft Office 2016 and newer.  For additional information, please see our related article for using the Accessibility Checker and creating accessible electronic documents.

WebAIM is a public service which shared their Word and PowerPoint Accessibility Evaluation Checklist online.  Please use it to guide development and remediation of online material.

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Accessibility Checker in Microsoft alerts you of possible issues with digital accessibility in document, spreadsheet or presentation. Documents, presentations and websites must be accessible before publishing on the web or learning management system.

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Staff or Faculty can use this service to request assistance with evaluation and remediation of online documents for accessibility. This service is not available for students.