Make sure you select the appropriate settings when saving as a PDF to ensure it’s bringing over some of the accessible items you have already built in your document.
Use the Accessibility Checker in Word to run a quick scan of possible issues within your document.
In addition to images, tables also need a text alternative if you are planning on distributing your document in digital form.
If you are using images to further explain concepts in your text (not just as eye-candy), then make sure to provide alternative text for the image that can be recognized by a screen reader.
Some folks don’t use headings because they don’t like the way the default headings look. Don’t let that be a reason for not using such a key accessibility feature in your document. In this tutorial we cover how to customize your headings to achieve the style you want.