Accessibility: PowerPoint Presentations

    At Texas A&M Health Science Center, making our electronic information resources (EIR) accessible to everyone is a priority. It is recommended that all PowerPoint presentations be made accessible to those with disabilities using the guidelines that follow. For specific questions regarding this tutorial or accessibility of information resources, please email eiraccessibility@tamhsc.edu.

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    Web: Accessibility Guidelines

    According to the Department of Information Resources, “Electronic Information Resource [or EIR] accessibility means providing electronic information and services in a variety of ways that does not depend on a single sense or ability.” This includes all information on external and internal TAMHSC websites. When planning new web pages or sites, accessibility should always be […]

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    Accessibility: Microsoft Word Documents

    Most Microsoft Word documents can be made accessible to those with vision impairments by following these conventions: Make sure content is concise.  If possible use half the words of a print publication. Develop a page structure similar to that of a webpage, with content separated by distinct headings, which can be formatted using heading choices […]

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    Accessibility: PDF files

    Most PDFs are image files which are not accessible to vision impaired individuals. State institutions such as Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) must meet accessibility requirements set forth by federal and state laws. Follow these steps if you choose to utilize information found within a PDF, or if you are a CMS approver who […]

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    Why eliminate PDFs and flipbooks from our websites?

    Web Accessibility Web Accessibility is about reaching as much of our target audience as possible, and  it’s the law. It’s our commitment at TAMHSC to present information on our sites that can be utilized regardless of ability or disability. With this in mind, it’s important to note that PDFs and flipbooks are not accessible to […]

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    Web: Accessibility

    Web Accessibility is about reaching as much of our target audience as possible. According to the Department of Information Resources, “Electronic Information Resource [or EIR] accessibility means providing electronic information and services in a variety of ways that does not depend on a single sense or ability.” It allows those with mild, moderate, and sometimes even […]

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