Creating Accessible PDFs from Word and Google Docs

This is a quick overview of creating accessible PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

  1. Create a document using Word or Google Docs.
  2. ‘Save As’ PDF in Word, or File > Download as > PDF document in Google Docs
  3. Open the PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (Request Acrobat Pro DC)
  4. Choose Tools > Accessibility
  5. Run Setup Assistant

For each step in the Accessibility Setup Assistant, provide appropriate information. Review the information and proceed with further remediation as needed.