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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Accessible PDFs with PDF U/A and Section 508  (EWAW504)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

Compatible with 8, 9, X, XI

Description:

In this course, you will learn how to: Make existing PDFs more accessible; Comply with Section 508 legislation; Comply with the PDF U/A specification; Add accessiblity features from the source document when possible; Evaluate accessibility and compliance and repair issues

Prerequisites:

ADAC101—Adobe Acrobat Pro for Desktop and Mobile and EWAW501—Understanding Section 508 or equivalents are mandatory.

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Ottawa English April 5 - April 6 $ 635.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English April 5 - April 6 $ 635.00

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Course Outline

  • Brief review
    • Types of disabilities
    • Assistive technologies
    • Section 508
  • Assistive tools in Acrobat Pro and Adobe Reader
    • Accessibility preferences
    • Replacing document colours
    • Using the Read Out Loud feature
    • Using keyboard navigation
    • Using auto scroll
    • Using the Reflow view
  • PDF U/A
    • What is PDF U/A?
    • Comparing PDF U/A, WCAG and Section 508
    • Which should you use?
    • Achieving conformance for all
  • Version and Conformance
    • Document requirements
    • Technology requirements
  • PDF U/A 7.1 General
    • Tagging content
    • Creating artifacts
    • Flickering content, contrast, colour, formatting and layout
    • Document title requirements
    • Working with scanned documents
    • Related Section 508 criteria and techniques
  • PDF U/A 7.2 Text
    • Logical reading order
    • Character encoding
    • Natural language
    • Related Section 508 criteria and techniques
  • PDF U/A 7.3 Graphics
    • Tagging graphics
    • Creating artifacts
    • Providing alternative text
    • Related Section 508 criteria and techniques
  • PDF U/A 7.4 Headings
    • Permissible headings
    • Heading structure
    • Related Section 508 criteria and techniques
  • PDF U/A 7.5 Tables
    • Proper use of tables
    • Table structure
    • Table heading requirements
    • Related Section 508 criteria and techniques
  • PDF U/A 7.6 Lists
    • Proper use of lists
    • List structure
    • List requirements
    • Related Section 508 criteria and techniques
  • Other PDF U/A, WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 requirements
    • Page headers and footers
    • Footnotes and references
    • Articles
    • Navigation
    • Annotations (i.e. comments and links)
    • Use of fonts
  • Creating PDFs with accessibility in mind
    • Working with authoring tools such as Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Word
    • Structuring your document in the source file
    • Exporting with accessibility options enabled
    • Testing the resulting PDF for accessibility
    • Understanding and repairing issues in Acrobat Pro

Private training is available for this course.

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