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. From Adobe's standalone training courses to classes offered by others, you can find the resource that's right for you.
Acrobat 9 accessibility guides
To assist authors who use Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro software to create PDF files that are accessible to people with disabilities, Adobe has created a series of accessibility guides for Acrobat 9 Pro.
PDF accessibility overview
This guide describes what is meant by accessibility when considering PDF as a file format. It distinguishes between the accessibility features of the file format and the accessibility features of the Acrobat 9 and Adobe Reader® applications and how the software and the PDF file interact to achieve accessibility for people with disabilities.
Creating accessible PDF from Word
This guide describes how to use Acrobat’s PDFMaker with Microsoft Word to make accessible PDF files. Some of the techniques apply to the Microsoft Office productivity suite as well, such as the PowerPoint presentation graphics program.
Acrobat 9 Pro PDF accessibility repair workflow
This guide provides a step-by-step method for analyzing existing PDF files and making them accessible based upon that analysis.
Using the accessibility checker in Acrobat 9 Pro
This document describes the accessibility checkers for PDF files that are included in Acrobat 9 Pro. Even if you generate an accessible PDF file from an authoring application, you should still verify the result using an accessibility checker.
Creating accessible PDF forms with Acrobat 9 Pro
This guide describes how to use Acrobat 9 Pro to add descriptions to form fields, set the tab order, and perform other accessibility tasks related to PDF forms. These techniques do not apply to PDF forms created with Adobe LiveCycle® Designer.
Acrobat 9 Pro best practices for accessibility
The complete content of the individual guides is also available as a single, comprehensive document.
Acrobat 8 accessibility tutorials
The following tutorials provide recorded sessions explaining key features and how to accomplish specific tasks related to reading and creating accessible PDF documents. These tutorials were created using Adobe Captivate® software.
Acrobat 8 provides a host of features specially designed to make PDF files accessible. In this tutorial, we explore the ways in which you can access and make the most of these features.
Not all PDF files are designed and published appropriately for accessible use. In this tutorial, we explore the ways in which you can assess the accessibility of an existing PDF file.
The best way to ensure your PDF files are accessible is to design them appropriately from the start. In this tutorial, we explore the crucial elements to building accessible PDF files.