First, open the document you wish to check for accessibility. Then, click on File, Info, Check for Issues, Check for Accessibility. The Accessibility Checker task pane will
appear on the right side of the document with the inspection results. The results will change as you fix the issues until all the issues have been fixed.
Click here to go to the article "Creating accessible Word documents." This articles explains the ins and outs of creating an accessible Word document.
Written by Jody Gardei