Making Adobe PDF Files Accessible for Students with Disabilities

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Title: Making Adobe PDF Files Accessible for Students with Disabilities
Abstract: Adobe PDF files, or Portable Document Format files, are popular in distance learning because they provide a cross-platform solution for presenting content, including words, images, tables, and forms. Adobe provides its Acrobat Reader software, which allows users to view PDF files, as a free download ( This has made PDF files popular enough to be commonplace on the web. PDF provides content developers with the assurance that their document will have a consistent look and feel, regardless of the operating system.
Type: Fact Sheet
Date: 2004
Contributor: Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE)
Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: PDF
Distance education

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