Some files on our site are provided in Adobe's Acrobat format (indicated by the suffix "PDF" in the file name).
To read these files, you need to have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your PC or Mac.
Get Acrobat Reader Disability Access
If you have the Reader installed, simply click on the name of the pdf file to launch it. The document will open within the browser window. You can view and/or print the document, then, when done, click the browser BACK button to close the document and return to the previous screen.
If the file will not open, you may need to upgrade to the latest version of the software, Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 5. If you continue to have problems, write to us with the details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not have the Reader installed, or want to upgrade to the latest version, you will need to
- download the Reader software from the Adobe website, then
- install the software onto your PC.
(1) Click on the "Get Acrobat Reader" icon or link below:
Get Acrobat Reader
This web site will guide you through the steps to download the software. The file you download includes both the Reader program and the "wizard" program to install it.
(2) To run the installer program, double-click on the file you just downloaded. It will guide you through the process of installing the Reader program on your PC.
You only need to install the Reader once, not each time you need to view a PDF file.
Adobe has a section of its website devoted to helping people with visual disabilities access PDF files, called access.adobe.com. It includes a number of tools and methods, including PDF Conversion by Simple Form.