Accessible PDF Resources

Guidelines for Compliance

Matterhorn ISO 14289-1 (PDF/UA-1) Guidelines

PDF Techniques for WCAG 2.0

Accessibility Automated Checkers and Validators

As with all automated validators, these tools provide a beginning for a web accessibility review. They, however, cannot be relied on to provide a complete assessment of web page accessibility. The key to using these tools successfully is to understand how to interpret the results and then proceed with a finer grained analysis.

PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2)

CommonLook PDF Validator

Additional Resources

Adobe Acrobat Accessibility Site

Adobe Accessibility Blog  (Good during product releases, otherwise, a bit quiet.)

Adobe Standards & Accessibility (tagged PDF) (may require a login – free account)

Create and verify PDF accessibility (Acrobat Pro DC)

Adobe Accessibility Resources