When you are creating a Microsoft Word document, there are some simple steps you can follow to ensure the content is accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. It’s best to include alternative text to images, make headers consistent, and use hyperlinks.
The National Center on Disability and Access to Education and WebAIM developed one-page accessibility resources to assist anyone who is creating accessible content. This year they published a guide for Microsoft Word 2016.
View more of these accessibility cheatsheets for other Microsoft Office and Adobe applications.