About This Course
This 39-video educational program is designed to help individuals become familiar with some of the core elements in creating, designing, and remediating documents to be usable accessible. The content includes guidance on how to utilize the tools in Microsoft and Adobe product suites, but can be transferred to many other document creation suites and tools. Including best practices from WCAG and PDF/UA. By participating in this program, you have the opportunity to create a strong understanding of document accessibility and to improve on your existing knowledge. This course is not designed to be a complete learning package or to be an IAAP ADS Certification preparation course.
Free for active IAAP Members. See FAQ below for more details as refunds will not be given if the course is purchased.
Please Note: Course content is currently being reviewed to ensure that any/all keyboard alternatives for completing various tasks are included. If keyboard commands are found to be lacking they will be added to modules as an extra unit. We will notify everyone in the course when these units have been added.
IAAP would like to thank content contributors Dax Castro, ADS and Chad Chelius, ADS.
Dax Castro, ADS has more than 25 years of professional online and traditional marketing, brand awareness, print/web design, multimedia experience and online business consulting has helped him hone the skills needed to be successful in today's marketing arena.
Chad Chelius is a trainer, author, consultant, and speaker residing in the Philadelphia area. He’s been using Adobe products for over 25 years and began his career in the design and publishing industry. As an Adobe Certified Instructor, Accessible Document Specialist, and consultant, he teaches and advises on all Adobe print and web products, specializing in InDesign and InCopy workflows, Illustrator, and PDF accessibility using Adobe Acrobat.
IAAP Program Assistant
Sam Sundermann joined IAAP in June of 2020 in the role of Program Assistant and is responsible for the Educational Training Database/Speakers Bureau, the Learning Management System, and coordinating social media content. She has helped in many departments of IAAP working on new initiatives and assisting with certification. Sam has a love for travel and has worked in many industries around the world. She enjoys learning new skills and is looking forward to ongoing professional development in her role with the IAAP team.