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How to create accessible Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Guidance developed by the Accessible Electronic Documents Community of Practice (AED COP).

Training Videos


How to Author and Test Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations for Accessibility

How to Author and Test Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations for Accessibility

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 Microsoft PowerPoint presentation is Section 508 conformant.

Duration 43m 54s | 14-Part Video Tutorial


Creating PowerPoint Templates

Creating PowerPoint Templates

Learn how to use the Microsoft PowerPoint slide master to help others create accessible presentations. Understand how presentation templates can provide users with a variety of layouts and features that can reduce common accessibility issues when utilized.

Duration: 8m 18s | 1-Part Video Tutorial


Older versions of Microsoft PowerPoint

The resources in this section were developed by Federal agencies, and shared here for your convenience. Note, much of this guidance predates the Revised 508 Standards.

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Reviewed/Updated: June 2021