Microsoft Word is the most widely used word processing software in the world. Word offers a variety of tools and techniques for authors to create accessible documents, as well as an Accessibility Checker to identify any accessibility failures. By applying some best practices for accessibility, you can make your Word documents more accessible to people with disabilities, including users of assistive technology.

The links on this page will direct you to resources and tutorials you can use to learn about Microsoft Word accessibility.

  • Microsoft Word Accessibility Checker
  • Headings, Lists, and Tables
  • ALT Text for Images
  • Creating Meaningful Link Text
  • Create a Table of Contents
  • Applying Sufficient Color Contrast
  • Set the Human Language

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