Using Microsoft's Accessibility Checker

Creating accessible versions of Microsoft content can be easier than you think. This page will point to guides with step-by-step instructions on how to use the accessibility checkers in Microsoft tools. Please note that the accessibility checker is only available in newer versions of the software. 

Getting to the Accessibility Checker

  • In Microsoft Office 2010, Click File
  • Then, click Info
  • Click Check for Issues
  • Click Check Accessibility

Microsoft Accessibility Checker Help Links

Below are links to guides on how to use the accessibility checker to remediate accessibility issues. 

Using the Accessibility Checker on a Windows Desktop

Video: How to Find & Fix Accessibility Issues in Word 2010

How-To Use Microsoft Office 2010 Accessibility Checker Tool