How to make the most out of Microsoft Word for accessibility


The editorial process usually begins with a Microsoft Word. This common authoring tool allows to produce well-structured and accessible publications that can be read in many different ways. Over the years the number of built-in features to support and encourage accessibility has grown significantly, thus fostering usability for all readers.

Learning objectives

This webinar aims to show all the steps to produce (and check) accessible Word documents

 Who is this course for

This course applies to anyone in the publishing house directly involved in content creation.

Topics covered

  • Hierarchy of named headings, parts, chapters, sections and subsections;
  • Tables and charts management;
  • Use of colours and contrasts;
  • Summary and links;
  • Bookmarks;
  • PDF export options.

Number of participants

Limited to a maximum of 25 persons due the practical setting to ensure proper engagement.

Participants will need:

  • A laptop or desktop computer
  • Good internet connection

Follow-up materials

The slides of the course


Online – on the Zoom platform


4 hours delivered in 1 session


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Meet our trainers

Fondazione LIA’s team has been working side by side with Italian publishers since 2011, sharing a long-term experience in the field of accessible digital publishing.

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Gregorio Pellegrino

Computer engineer and accessibility expert since 2013. He is responsible for the technical aspects of LIA’s consulting and training activities and takes part in several international working groups of W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) and DAISY Consortium.


Standard fee for one participant

Reductions available:

  • 2° participant of the same publishing house: 130€
  • Any additional participant of the same publishing house: 70€

Reductions for IPA/FEP members:

  • 1° participant: 120€
  • 2° participant of the same publishing house: 100€
  • Any additional participant of the same publishing house: 55€
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    Online training

    Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
    Time: 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
    Price: 360 EUR

    Reduction available