Web site strives to ensure that its design meets or exceeds
the accessibility requirements outlined in Section
508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Site Design Guidelines
strive to meet or exceed accessibility requirements in
the following areas:
- Images. This
Web site provides equivalent text for images that convey
- Multimedia. This
Web site limits the use of multimedia (i.e., presentations
that include components such as text, graphics, video,
animation, and sound), and, where multimedia is used,
the site provides equivalent text for the presentation.
- Color. This
Web site does not rely on color to convey information.
sheets. This Web site does not require associated
style sheets (i.e., pre-designated templates that
define the layout of a Web page) to be viewed.
maps. This Web site provides equivalent text
for images (e.g., navigation bars) that perform functions
when selected (e.g., open a new window, navigate
through the site).
- Tables. This
Web site provides row and column headers for data tables.
- Frames. This
Web site does not include frames (i.e., separate sections
of the display area that are generated from different
- Motion. This
Web site sites does not include motion that causes
the screen to flicker outside an acceptable range (i.e.,
higher than 2Hz and lower than 55Hz).
pages. A text-only equivalent web page will be provided when a compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way.
- Scripts. This
Web site identifies the functionality of any scripting
content or to create interface elements.
and plug-ins. This Web site avoids the use of
applets (i.e., programs designed to be executed from
within another program) and plug-ins (i.e., programs
that add features to a standard browser), and, when
such programs are used, the site includes links to
external Web sites that provide such applets or plug-ins
- Forms. This
Web site allows for easy access to and completion of
need information from a Web page that is not
easily accessible, choose from the following options:
- PDF Documents
Users with visual impairments are advised to use their screen reader. If you experience problems with your reader, make sure that you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat installed and use the Adobe Reader “Read Out Loud” function (under View menu) to hear the document read to you (have speakers on). For more information on PDF accessibility, please see www.adobe.com/accessibility/.
- E-mail the Webmaster
E-mail our Webmaster with the URL of the
page you wish to access, the technology you are using, and your phone
number and e-mail address. We will work with you to make the files available
in a format you can use.
- Change the font size
There is a text resizing option located at the bottom of each web page on the OHRC website. Click on the large "A" to make the text larger, or use the small "a" to decrease the tex size.
you have comments or suggestions about the accessibility
of this Web site, please contact the Webmaster.
Browser Requirements for Optimal Viewing of the Web Site
browser requirements are
Explorer 5 or higher. For the best experience, we
recommend updating your browser to the most recent
view PDF files, you need Adobe Acrobat
or the free Adobe Reader installed on your computer.