How to Make PDFs Accessible
Date: Friday, May 27th from 12:00-1:30 PM ET - SOLD OUT
Second Date Now Added: Monday, May 30th from 12:00-1:30 PM ET - REGISTER HERE

As of January 1, 2021, all municipal websites must be WCAG2.0 AA/AODA compliant. Many municipalities are struggling with the mass volume of PDFs on their public-facing websites. Join us for this how-to workshop where accessibility expert, Dawn Campbell, will walk you through the fundamentals of PDF accessibility. Learn how to create accessible PDFs and understand the importance of heading structure, reading order, links, alternative text (ALT) for images, and tool tips for PDF forms. Participants will also receive an overview of how screen reading technologies work.
Learning objectives:
  • Understand how the accessibility of a PDF begins with a good source design, whether your source is Word, Excel, PowerPoint or InDesign
  • Understand how screen reading technologies work
  • Discover how to create and edit accessible PDF content using proper formatting, ALT text and tool tips for forms 
Ideal for:
  • Anyone who creates or edits PDF documents

Dawn Campbell

Equidox, Enterprise Account Manager, Equidox, PDF Accessibility Solutions

Dawn Campbell has been working in accessibility for over 25 years. She has been an educator developing curriculum and workshops for post-secondary adults on many topics related to accessibility. For the past four years, she has supported municipalities, public and private sector companies across Canada with digital accessibility and AODA website compliance.


Webinar Fees


Webinar Rate: $100 + HST

plus HST

Date: Monday, 30 May 2022
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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