Creating Accessible Forms (Fall 2021) [PowerPoint with Notes]

Form Accessibility Checklist (.docx)

Please note: This workshop instructs form creators how to make their forms accessible in various authoring tools. It is assumed that you already know how to create the forms.

  • What makes a form accessible?

  • How to test keyboard navigation

  • Accessible Word, PDF, Excel forms

  • Tips for Frevvo, Qualtrics, and WordPress

  • HTML forms

  • Using accessibility checkers for forms (WAVE, SiteImprove, etc.)

  • Common accessibility errors with forms

Additional Resources

Adobe Fillable PDF Forms

Acrobat DC Accessible Forms and Interactive Documents

Advanced Accessible PDFs - Chapter 4 (LinkedIn Learning)

Frevvo Forms

Accessibility and Live Forms in Frevvo 6.3

Excel Forms

Accessible Excel Forms, Part 1 [YouTube]
Accessible Excel Forms, Part 2 [YouTube]

Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms Essential Training (LinkedIn Learning)

Qualtrics Forms

Accessibility Guide for Qualtrics Survey Creators

Qualtrics: Check Survey Accessibility

Qualtrics: Accessibility (University of Colorado)

WebAIM: Creating Accessible Forms

General Form Accessibility

Accessible Form Controls

Advanced Form Labeling

W3C Web Accessiblity Initiative Tutorials

Forms Concepts - Covers labeling controls, grouping controls, including form instructions, validating input, user notifications, multi-age forms, etc.

WordPress Forms

Contact Form 7: Accessible Defaults

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