Training on accessible PDFs coming soon
The Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance is offering training on creating accessible PDFs in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Equity and the Web Accessibilty Committee. Terrill Thompson, a Purdue alumnus and a nationally recognized trainer in the area of web accessiblity, will provide the training.
Thompson is a technology accessibility specialist from the University of Washington. This training is open to any Purdue faculty or staff member. Seating for each session is limited, and registration is required. To register for a session, click on the links provided on the event dates and times below.
Creating Accessible PDF Documents
This two-hour hands-on training is targeted to anyone who authors PDFs, regardless of the method used or the technical experience possessed.
1. Create an accessible PDF document from Word.
2. Review and edit an existing tagged, somewhat accessible PDF using Adobe Acrobat Professional.
3. If time allows, add tags to an untagged document, and check them for accuracy.
Creating Accessible PDF Forms
This four-hour hands-on training is targeted to anyone who authors interactive PDF forms or is responsible for ensuring that PDF forms are accessible to all users.
1. Add accessible interactive form fields to a PDF using Adobe Acrobat Professional.
2. Repair an inaccessible PDF form.
Purdue is committed to making all programs accessible to participants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation or special assistance due to a disability for a program, contact the Office of Institutional Equity before the program begins at 49-47253, TTY: 765-496-1343, or firstname.lastname@example.org.