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IAAP Accessible Document Specialist

The IAAP Accessible Document Specialist (ADS) credential is intended for accessibility professionals who create accessible electronic documents. This is a technical-level credential and is not intended for beginners.

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This course is approved by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals. Click to expand the title below to see an overview of the course's topics, objectives, and average completion time.

6-8 Hours

Siteimprove is an approved provider for training to prepare for the IAAP Accessible Document Specialist Credential.


This course is intended for people with regular hands-on experience in authoring or remediating accessible documents across formats who also understand the real-life implications for assistive technology users. It explains the objectives in the IAAP ADS Body Of Knowledge, dives deep into topics that require further explanation, and provides resources for further study in technical areas if you need them.

Please note, completing this course does not guarantee successful completion of the exam—but we’re confident that if you have the requisite experience and use our study tools, you will do well!

Course Sections

  • Domain 1: Creating Electronic Documents

  • Domain 2: Remediating Electronic Documents

  • Domain 3: Auditing and Testing Document Accessibility

  • Domain 4: Document Accessibility Planning and Training

  • Domain 5: Policy Promotion, Advocacy, and Advising

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