Accessibility

How does this website accommodate accessibility guidelines?


We strive to make our content accessible to all consumers by using high contrast colors, large fonts and an accessible layout. 

Web accessibility is the inclusive practice of ensuring there are no barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to, websites on the World Wide Web by people with physical disabilities, situational disabilities, and socio-economic restrictions on bandwidth and speed.

Individuals living with a disability use assistive technologies such as the following to enable and assist web browsing. Screen reader software, which can read out, using synthesized speech, either selected elements of what is being displayed on the monitor helpful for users with reading or learning difficulties, or which can read out everything that is happening on the computer used by blind and vision impaired users. 

Braille terminals, consisting of a refreshable braille display which renders text as braille characters usually by means of raising pegs through holes in a flat surface and either a mainstream keyboard or a braille keyboard.

Screen magnification software, which enlarges what is displayed on the computer monitor, making it easier to read for vision impaired users. Speech recognition software that can accept spoken commands to the computer, or turn dictation into grammatically correct text useful for those who have difficulty using a mouse or a keyboard. Keyboard overlays, which can make typing easier or more accurate for those who have motor control difficulties.


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