Make sure you start with an accessible Word document.
On a Mac in Word 2016
- Go to File > Save As and select PDF as the file format.
- Select the "Best for electronic distribution and accessibility" radio button then click the Export button.
On a Windows PC in Word 2016
- Go to File > Export then choose Create a PDF/XPS Document.
- Select the radio button for "Optimize for Standard (publishing online and printing) and click the Publish button.