Fixing Inaccessible PDFs Using Adobe Acrobat Pro
While it’s always best to start with an accessible document, like one created with Microsoft Word, you may not always have that luxury. If you can obtain the original document, you can ensure that the accessibility features will remain intact when it is exported as a PDF file.
Using Word to create an Accessible PDF
Learn how to create an accessible PDF file from a Word document.
If you are not able to begin with an accessible document, you will need to add accessibility features to your PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Add Accessibility to a PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro
Learn how to make a PDF accessible with Adobe Acrobat Pro. To do this, you will need Adobe Acrobat Pro. For information on fixing accessibility issues using Acrobat 7 through 9, view WebAIM’s PDF Accessibility: Acrobat 7–9 and Accessibility.