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Re: ADA print requirements for PDF and other documents


From: Paul Rayius
Date: Feb 19, 2022 1:30PM

I think the WCAG specifications (both 2.0 and 2.1) would be a good place to start. Sure, a lot of that would apply to digital documents (as does the PDF/UA specification) but WCAG also addresses the components of visual accessibility, that would be relevant in print, too. For example, with the use of color and contrast ratio requirements.

I hope that helps get you started in a good direction.


Paul Rayius
Vice-President of Training

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Subject: [WebAIM] ADA print requirements for PDF and other documents

Hi all,

I'm looking for ADA or business print guidelines for accessible documents like PDF.

In researching, I've seen a lot of documentation on how to make these documents digitally accessible, but none on physical accessibility for a paper document.

Please share your thoughts and resources.

Thank you,

Joel Isaac