The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

November 14-16 | Columbus, OH

November 14-16 | Columbus, OH

The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

Build Accessible Presentations


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How to Build Accessible Presentations

OCALI continues to work toward promoting full participation by all participants at OCALICON and all of our conferences, events, and professional development offerings. You can help these ongoing efforts by designing your presentation with accessibility in mind. Read on to learn how you can design your presentation and slide show so that they can be experienced by all.

Check out these great resources:

  • How to Make Presentations Accessible to All From W3C
    This page helps you make your presentations, talks, meetings, and training accessible to all of your potential audience, including people with disabilities and others.

  • Make Your PowerPoint Presentations Accessible (MAC) From Microsoft
    Step-by-step instructions to make your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities.

  • Make Your PowerPoint Presentations Accessible (WIN) From Microsoft
    Step-by-step instructions to make your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities.

  • How can you make your presentation accessible? From Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)
    You can employ presentation practices that ensure that everyone, even those with sensory impairments, can access the content of your presentation.

  • Amara: Caption, Subtitle, and Translate Video From the Participatory Culture Foundation
    Showing a video(s) in your session? Be sure it includes captions! If your video does not include captions, Amara provides a FREE, easy-to-use online editor that allows you to add captions to your video(s).

  • Cheatsheets From The National Center on Disability and Access to Education
    One-page resources to help you create accessible versions of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PDF Files, and more. 


Creating Accessible Presentations

Watch Creating Accessible Presentations – a how-to video courtesy of our friends in the AT & AEM Center.

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