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We are committed to ensuring that CDTA.org is accessible to all its users. This Web site has been developed to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers to information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities and to encourage the development of new technologies to help achieve these goals. This law requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to information and data comparable to that which is available to individuals without disabilities.

JAWS Settings for Reading CDTA Website

  • With JAWS running and the CDTA site active in Internet Explorer, go to the Verbosity dialog by typing the JAWS Insert-V keystroke (Note: JAWS settings are only retained as long as this Internet Explorer window remains the active window)
  • Type “t” to jump to the first table verbosity setting
  • Check the following settings and change any that do not agree by toggling through the choices with the space bar:
  • Table Announcement - on
  • Layout Tables - on
  • Table Titles - both row and column
  • Once the settings are appropriate for a given parameter, press the down arrow to move to the next parameter to review/change it
  • When you are finished reviewing the settings, press Enter to leave the Verbosity dialog

The following accessibility functions have been implemented on our website:

Text Size

On the top right-hand side of any page on CDTA.org there is a Text Size feature that allows the user to select the text size they prefer on the site. The three buttons with the letter "A" in them next to the "Text Size" option range in size from small to large, going from left to right. The first "A" button next to "Text Size" is small text, the next is medium size text and the final button is the largest text available on the site. Simply click the button of the letter size that you prefer to change the text size on CDTA.org.

Skip to Links

Located on each page of the Web site, the "skip to page content" option allow users to quickly skip to the content or menu sections of the page. This feature may be helpful if you are using a screen magnifier or speech browser, or are viewing the site on a small screen.

Accessibility Functions
The following accessibility functions have been implemented on our website:

  • To assist in the use of screen readers for users who have visual disabilities, alternate text has been included with graphic images where possible.
  • A site map is provided, showing how the site is organized and containing links to all of the main pages.
  • Cascading style sheets have been implemented to simplify HTML code for screen readers.

Documents in Other Formats

Often a document is posted on a page in multiple formats, such as HTML, Word, PDF, RTF or Excel.If your browser or assistive technology requires a document in a different file format than we currently provide you can request it from us and we will try to accommodate you. Free viewers are also available for many of the file types used. If you are having trouble viewing any of the above file types you may need to install additional software:

Adobe PDF files:

 logo  Adobe Reader

If you do not have Microsoft Office, users of Microsoft Windows can download viewers for the various Office file formats:

logo  Microsoft Word Viewer 2003

logo  Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003

logo  Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007

 

Media Formats

CDTA offers live and archived streaming media to enhance access to Board Meetings and other related CDTA information. Depending on the video being viewed on the website you will need one of the following video players:

Windows

C:\Documents and Settings\richf\My Documents\My Pictures\Download_88x31_static.gif  Microsoft Windows Media Player

C:\Documents and Settings\richf\My Documents\My Pictures\realplayer.jpg Real Player

C:\Documents and Settings\richf\My Documents\My Pictures\flashplayer.jpg Flash Player

C:\Documents and Settings\richf\My Documents\My Pictures\quicktime.jpg Quick Time

Mac

C:\Documents and Settings\richf\My Documents\My Pictures\flip4mac-icon.jpg Flip4Mac

C:\Documents and Settings\richf\My Documents\My Pictures\quicktime.jpg Quick Time