Create Accessible Presentations

As you create presentations, use the following common practices to help ensure accessibility and usability for everyone.

Descriptive File Name

Clear and Concise Content

  • Write in plain language, avoiding jargon.
  • Use a unique title on each slide.

Design & Slide Layout

Color and Contrast

Readability and Text Formatting

  • Use sans serif fonts (such as Arial or Helvetica).
  • Use a font size of about 24 points or larger.
  • Be concise. Your presentation should have more slides with fewer words per slide.
  • Use bullets and ordered lists.

Accessible Link Text

Accessible Images and Visuals

Accessible Audio & Video

Check for Accessibility

As you design, develop, or create digital content, it is important to check the accessibility. For a list of commonly used checkers, guides, and checklists, visit the Check for Accessibility page.

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