How can I check PowerPoint slides for accessibility?

I have been working on making the PowerPoint slides I use in my classes accessible, but had no way to check to ensure that my changes actually made the slides accessible.  For students with blindness, I wanted to know whether the slides would make sense if they were read by JAWS software.  There are videos on the Web that enable listening to how JAWS reads PowerPoint slides, and others that indicate how confusing slides can be if they are not formatted correctly.  I haven’t been able to find a way to check my slides yet, but watching the videos has been given me a lot of insight into a student’s experience.

There are already some helpful videos in this YouTube Playlist, but it will be a work in progress. I will continue to add videos as I find them: Accessibility Videos

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