Whether you want to learn how to access electronic information more effectively or how to create accessible content, there are a variety of Adobe® Acrobat® accessibility training resources available.
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Adobe has created a series of accessibility guides for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to assist content authors in creating accessible PDF documents.
PDF Accessibility Overview
The PDF Accessibility Overview document details what is meant by accessibility in the PDF file format. It reviews accessibility features of the PDF file format and characteristics of accessible PDF documents.
Acrobat and Acrobat Reader Accessibility Features
This guide details the accessibility features of Acrobat and Acrobat Reader, and how the features of the software and the file format interact to achieve accessibility for people with disabilities.
Acrobat Pro DC PDF Accessibility Repair Workflow
The Acrobat Pro DC PDF Accessibility Repair Workflow guide provides a step-by-step method for analyzing existing PDF files and making them accessible based upon that analysis. This workflow coincides with the workflow provided in the Make Accessible Action wizard and potential issues tested for in the Accessibility Checker tool.
Using the Acrobat Pro DC Accessibility Checker
The Using the Acrobat Pro DC Accessibility Checker guide describes the PDF accessibility checkers that are included in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Even if you generate an accessible PDF file from an authoring application such a word processor or desktop publishing program, you should then follow the steps in this guide in order to identify any items that may have been missed in the initial conversion, or to add PDF accessibility features that were not provided by the authoring tool.
Creating Accessible PDF Forms with Acrobat Pro DC
The Creating Accessible Forms with Acrobat Pro DC guide describes how to use the forms tools within Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to add descriptions to form fields, tag untagged forms, set the tab order, manipulate tags and perform other PDF accessibility tasks. These techniques do not apply to PDF forms from Adobe LiveCycle Designer, as a separate process is provided for making LiveCycle forms accessible.The Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Accessibility Guide: PDF Accessibility Repair Workflow provides a step-by-step method for analyzing existing PDF files and making them accessible based upon that analysis. This workflow coincides with the workflow provided in the Make Accessible Action wizard and potential issues tested for in the Accessibility Checker tool.