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Accessibility 2017-07-14T16:24:43+00:00

Website Accessibility

The Downtown Mission of Windsor is committed to making our website accessible for everyone.

Accessibility Plugin

The accessibility plugin delivers high-quality speech to assist those with dyslexia, literacy difficulties, mild visual impairments and where English is a second language when browsing the web. The plugin features and options are accessed from an easy to use, floating toolbar. They include:

Hover to Speak1. Hover to Speak

Hover to Speak starts reading the page out loud – this feature is on by default

Play2. Play

Play starts reading selected text or reads from the top of the page

Translate Page3. Translate Page

Translate Page provides written and spoken translations in multiple languages

Generate MP34. Generate MP3

Generate MP3 converts selected text into an MP3

Screenmask5. Screenmask

Screenmask blocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask

Text Magnifier6. Text Magnifier

Text Magnifier enlarges text and reads it out loud

Web Page Simplifier7. Web Page Simplifier

Web Page Simplifier removes clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text

Settings8. Settings 

Settings customize options to suit individual needs or preferences

Help9. Help

Help show a simple help page that explains what the accessibility toolbar does

Additional Elements

  1. Alt tags have been added to all images for screen reading technology.
  2. Colour contrast meets WCAG AA standards.
  3. CAPTCHAS, time limits and blinking images are not used on the site.