Adobe inDesign logoWe generally recommend that you not try to convert a document formatted for use on paper for use as an accessible digital document. Many documents created with desktop publishing software like Adobe’s inDesign use layout schemes that are pleasant to look at visually, but can be very challenging for people who use assistive technology. The efforts needed to make these documents accessible are significant.

That said, if for whatever reason you need to use inDesign and you need to make sure you have an accessible version, this webinar may be just what you need:

The Great Lakes ADA Center in collaboration with the ADA National Network invites you to attend the November Accessible Technology Webinar session titled Creating Accessible Documents with Adobe InDesignfeaturing Jessica Cavazos, Health Educator, Minnesota Department of Health.

Session Description:

Adobe InDesign is a wonderful tool for producing creative documents; however, InDesign can be challenging when it comes to creating a document that is attractive and accessible. This webinar will take you step by step when it comes to making an accessible document in InDesign. Helpful tips and tools will also be shared along the way to help you create an accessible PDF beginning in InDesign.

Date:   November 15, 2018
Time:  2-3:30 pm Eastern Time
Cost:   Free

This session is offered via the telephone and/or via a web based webinar platform. The session will be captioned via the web based webinar platform.

Registration is available at  (you will need to set up an account on our website if you do not have one already).

Questions regarding the session should be directed to or at 877-232-1990 (V/TTY) or 312-767-0377 (video phone).