How to Test and Remediate PDFs for Accessibility Using Adobe Acrobat DC
The Accessible Electronic Document Community of Practice (AED CoP) created this series of videos to explain and demonstrate the minimum steps needed to ensure your PDF is Section 508 conformant.
Module 0: Introduction & Background
Learn about the Accessible Electronic Document Community of Practice (AED CoP) and the topics covered in this video series.
Learn about the elements of a PDF and PDF tag types, where you can download the Accessibility PDF Checklist, how to convert documents to PDF, and how to test a PDF for accessibility.
Module 2: Testing a PDF for Accessibility
Discover how set up a document’s properties, evaluate the accessibility of a document’s content, and how to use Acrobat’s Accessibility Full Check tool.
Module 3: Remediating PDFs for Accessibility
Learn how to fix a PDF document’s properties, add and adjust tags, adjust the reading and tab order, add alternative text to images and objects, and set document’s language properties.
Module 4: Converting Scanned Documents into Section 508 Conformant PDFs
Learn about the techniques used by advanced users to identify and correct text from scanned pages and signed memorandums as conformance PDFs.
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Updated: March 2023