Website Accessibility Resources

The following is a list of resources and step-by-step instructions to help employees create accessible content and documents to be posted on the Olympia School District website. We will continue to update this list as more step-by-step instructions and helpful tips become available.

Sources Include

WebAIM: Web Accessibility In Mind

NCDAE: The National Center on Disability and Access to Education


General Articles on Accessibility

Creating Accessible Electronic Content


Instructions for Creating Accessible Content in Specific Programs


Abbyy Finereader


Adobe Acrobat


Google Docs


Google Slides


Microsoft Word


Microsoft PowerPoint





Publishing to the Web

Alternative Text for Images (Alt Text)

Alternative text presents the "content and function" of an image. If you had to remove the image, what text would you put its place?

Questions about making accessible documents may be directed to the Communications and Community Relations Department at Ext. 6103. For specific questions about how to use a software program such as the Google Suite, contact the Technology Help Desk at Ext. 6172.