An accessible document is one which can be read by ‘assistive’ or ‘enabling’ technologies (screen reader programs, screen magnification programs and voice input programs). An accessible document is one where information is accessible (i.e. searchable, selectable and screen readable).
For Universities it is worth noting that most students with most impairments will need no extra provision if departments routinely provide information in a timely and accessible electronic format.
The following are a range of guides to support the creation of accessible documents: