Open your document in Word


At the top of the screen, look for “Tell me what you want to do, click on the text.


Type in Accessibility

The Accessibility Checker will come up, click on it.

  • Information will pop-up on a navigation bar on the right.


  • Fix the issues.


  • If you need additional information about what the checker is telling you, this site (while a bit dated) provides info on the meaning of the terms referenced in the accessibility checker:,therefore%20cannot%20be%20read%20by%20screen%20reader%20users