And make it accessible.
Create it. Write it. Design it. And make it accessible.
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PubCom, Technologists for Accessible Design + Publishing
We have a different philosophy:
make documents accessible right from the start.
We have a different philosophy: make documents accessible right from the start.
We teach how to use Word, PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign — the usual software without any special add-ons — to create accessible documents that need little remediation to become fully compliant with Sec. 508 (USA), AODA (CA), EN 301 549 (EU), HHS, PDF/UA, WCAG, and other regulations and accessibility standards.
Born accessible. It just makes sense.
Upcoming accessibility classes
Accessible Word + PDF
Live Online Class begins September 13 (New Date!)
3 half-day sessions cover how to make an accessible Word document that exports to an accessible PDF. Also includes how to check your PDFs for the basic accessibility requirements. This is a foundation class for anyone entering the accessibility field. Beginner level class.
Executive Briefing: Managing your organization's accessibility requirements
Live Online Webinar, September 9
Two-hour webinar covers accessibility laws, standards, staffing, training, workflows, and contracting. Guidelines to help reduce your cost and time to meet accessibility requirements. Introductory level class.
Accessible PDFs: Checking and Remediating PDFs
Live Online Class begins September 7
Short, intensive class teaches how to check, test, and verify PDFs for compliance with PDF/UA and WCAG standards. For those who must check their own work, or review files from others and outside contractors. Beginner level class. Two half-day sessions.
Accessible InDesign + PDF
Live Online Class begins Friday morning, October 14
Mentored Class with Bevi Chagnon. The online session will run on 4 Friday morning sessions this fall. An intermediate level class.
The Design + Accessibility Summit
November 29 – December 2, 2022 — Online!
Bevi Chagnon combines her experience of Art Directing with Accessibility in several sessions for InDesigners. Take $100 off your registration with code CPPUBCOM.
Accessing Higher Ground
November 14–18, Denver
Bevi Chagnon conducts sessions in Accessible InDesign and Accessible PDFs. This conference focuses on accessibility in education and is open to anyone.
Bevi Chagnon and Karen McCall present their published research, Rethinking Alt Text.
Learn from the best
- Custom Team Training
- Conferences, & Webinars
Work with the best
- Accessibility Services
- Tech Support
- Remediation & Testing
- "Extra Hands" Production
Discover the best methods
- Blog‑a‑Torials give best practices
- Deep dives demonstrate expert techniques
Get the best books on a11y
- Accessible InDesign
- Accessible Word
- Accessible PDF
- Reference guides for accessibility
So you can do℠
We teach. So you can do℠.
What do you want to learn today?
- Accessible InDesign + PDF
- Accessible Word + PDF
- Accessible PowerPoint + PDF
- How to Check, Remediate, and Validate PDFs
- Accessible Word Templates
- Writing Alt-Text
- Accessibility for Writers and Editors
Hi. We’re PubCom.
Our team of talented folks are publishing professionals with decades of experience in taking ideas from initial draft to published product across all media. And we've been in the accessibility field for 25 years.
That's street cred. Get to know us
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- — Academia
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