Frequently asked questions

What is the DAT?

Free to download, the Document Accessibility Toolbar (DAT) is a dedicated accessibility ribbon menu for Microsoft Word that makes it quicker and easier to create accessible documents. It features a range of hand-picked and custom-built functions to optimise and validate a document for accessibility.

User Guide

DAT overview


Add a document title, apply title and heading styles, add bullets and breaks.

Using these functions to create a sound document structure ensures proper tagging is used for all elements within the document. This allows people who are blind or have mobility impairments to efficiently scan document content.