Creating Accessible Digital Documents in MS Word (Office)

Thursday, 06/15/2023 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Extension 4-H Youth Building, Room 1020
1259 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50011

What: Learn how to produce accessible digital documents in Microsoft Office with this step-by-step course.

While this course focuses on Microsoft Word, these concepts can be carried over to all Microsoft Office products, including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook. 


  • Articulate the difference between the document workflow process participants use now and one that incorporates digital accessibility. 
  • Integrate styles in documents. 
  • Integrate the features of Microsoft Word to create digitally accessible documents which pass the accessibility check. 

Equipment and Materials Needed:

  • Reliable internet access
  • For Windows users: Microsoft Office 2016 or Microsoft 365 (installed applications, not the online version)
  • For Mac users: Microsoft Office 365 (installed applications, not the online version)

About one week prior to the class, an email will be sent with further details and preparation instructions.

Prerequisites: A basic understanding of Microsoft Office.

Contact Info:
Robin Ertz
(515) 294-6804