The AODA Clock is Ticking

There are until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?

Let our team of experts help with your AODA needs:

  • Website Audits
  • Multimedia
  • Web Design
  • Accessible Documentation

For more details email info@aoda.ca

Accessibility Options

Language

Use the Google translation tool at Language Tools(opens in new window/tab) to translate these pages. Follow the link provided and choose your options, in this case we suggest you select “Translate a webpage”. Just type in the address of the page you want translated, select the language and hit enter.

Note: We make no claim to the accuracy of Google’s translation service, but hope it is sufficient enough that you can use it on other websites that you want to view in your language.

Adjust Text size by Browser

Select your browser below and follow the instructions

Tip: If you have a “Wheel Mouse” and are using Internet Explorer or Firefox, try holding down the “Control(ctrl)” key and scroll the wheel back and forth to adjust text size.

Internet Explorer

1. From the View menu, select Text Size.

2. From the drop-down menu, select the desired size (from Largest to Smallest).

Firefox

From the View menu, select Text Size, then click Increase or Decrease. Repeat
until fonts are the desired size.

Accessibility

Why is this site different than others?

This site has been optimized to afford access to the widest range of Internet user by following todays Best Practices and Standards, as set out by the World Wide Web Consortium(W3C) Guidelines for Web Accessibility 2.0

Why make a site accessible?

By making your site accessible you allow the following groups the opportunity to access your website.

  • Those who may not be able to see, hear, move, or may not be able to process some types of information easily or at all.
  • Those who may have difficulty reading or comprehending text.
  • Those who may not have or be able to use a keyboard or mouse.
  • Those who may have a text-only screen, a small screen, or a slow Internet connection.
  • Those who may be in a situation where their eyes, ears, or hands are busy or interfered with (e.g., driving to work, working in a loud environment, etc.).
  • Those who may have an early version of a browser, a different browser entirely, a voice browser, or a different operating system.

How do I know it’s accessible?

The following features are found on all Badeyes designed websites:

  • Skip links that help you to move around the site faster.
  • Easy to use and understand navigation.
  • An ‘Accessibility Options’ page allows you to choose from several different styles of text and background colours, depending on your viewing needs.
  • The use of semantic mark-up to help facilitate ease of reading and navigation.
  • Descriptive text for all images not used for layout purposes.
  • Meaningful link phrases.
  • Valid XHTML and valid CSS.
  • Accessible forms