Gaining Online Accessible Learning through Self-Study (GOALS) has created a new set of “cheat sheets” that help explain how to make electronic documents accessible. The following topics are covered:
• Creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• PDF conversion in Microsoft Word
• Creating accessible PDF documents in Acrobat X
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Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.