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

 

Google Docs

Make Your Document Accessible

Google Slides

Make Your Presentation Accessible

Microsoft Word

Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word 

Microsoft PowerPoint

Make Your Presentation Accessible

 

Excel

Excel 2010/2013 (Windows) and 2011 (Mac)


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.