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DAT official release and eLearning available now

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Make document accessibility an everyday practice with the Document Accessibility Toolbar (DAT) and eLearning course.

The DAT is an innovation that revolutionises the ease and speed of creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word. Pioneered by Vision Australia with the support of ACCAN, the DAT’s highly anticipated official release is available now for free download.

Click here to download the DAT

Learn how to use the DAT effectively with DAT 101: Everyday Document Accessibility. This eLearning course will benefit anyone looking to improve their understanding of accessibility and learn key functions to make a Word document more accessible to people with disabilities or impairments.

Survey results from an exclusive trial revealed:

  • 100% of respondents thought DAT 101 improved their overall understanding of document accessibility
  • 100% of respondents found DAT 101 to be a useful resource for improving general accessibility awareness
  • 100% of respondents would recommend DAT 101 to others

Featuring how-to videos, interactive activities, real-world examples and downloadable tip sheets, DAT 101 is an essential resource in any organisation’s accessibility strategy.

Click here to find out more about DAT 101.

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