Microsoft Office Tutorials and Resource Documents

Free documetns and videos on the accessibility of Microsoft Office Applications

This "course" contains updated tagged PDF tutorials with sample documents on how to use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint if you are using adaptive technology. Everything is keyboard command based. If you are a document author, these tutorials will guide you through creating more accessible Word and PowerPoint...and PDF content.

There are a few captioned videos to demonstrate some of the techniques.

The versions of these tutorials for earlier versions of Microsoft Office and Windows tools and features are still on the Karlen Communications website.

Your Instructor

Karen McCall, M.Ed.
Karen McCall, M.Ed.

Karen wrote the first book on creating and working with tagged PDF documents (2005) and the first book on creating and remediating more accessible Word documents (2005). Her PDF book is currently in its fourth edition (2017). There have been several iterations of the Word book, the latest, "Styles in Word: A Primer for Accessible Document Design" was published in 2017.In 2018, she published "Accessible Fillable PDF forms".

Karen has been a Microsoft MVP for Word since 2009 and a Microsoft Accessibility MVP since the additional category was created in 2014. Until August 2018, she was a Canadian delegate to the ISO 32000 (PDF) and ISO 14289 (PDF/UA) committees for over 8 years.

Content in this course is copyright Karen McCall.

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