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Accessibility Statement was created to be accessible to all Internet users, including those using non-visual browsers. What follows are highlights of the site’s accessibility features and a list of resources for further reading. If you have questions about web accessibility issues, feel free to contact our site developer, Frank Petronio of Cleanpage.

Standards compliance

Every page on meets the following standards benchmarks:

Access keys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the site. (Windows users: press ALT + an access key. Macintosh users: press Control + an access key.) defines the following access keys:

Access key h
Access key a
Access key g
Access key r
Access key c
Access key s
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Whenever possible, links are written to make sense when read out of context. (Many browsers can extract the list of links on a page, allowing users to browse the links separately from the page. Browsers that include this functionality include the following: JAWS, Home Page Reader, Lynx, and Opera.)


All content images include descriptive ALT text to aid users of non-visual browsers.

Visual design uses relative font sizes throughout the site. This means that the text on the site can made larger or smaller in many browsers by changing the browser’s text size settings. For example, if you are using Internet Explorer, you can make the default text size larger under the View menu by selecting Text Size, Larger (or Largest).

If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets, the content of each page is still readable.

Accessibility references

Accessibility software and services

  • Bobby, a free service to analyze web pages for compliance to accessibility guidelines.
  • HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
  • Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
  • JAWS, a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited demo is available.
  • Lynx, a free text-only web browser.

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