Accessibility - It's the right thing to do

There are a number of reasons why a website should meet accessibility standards, not the least of which is that some people with disabilities will use specialized devices to visit your website. If your site does not make it easy for these devices to scan the content, these visitors will become frustrated and leave before finding what they came for.

In Ontario, a new law will soon come into effect that requires websites to meet the Accessibility Standard for Information and Communications. Requirements are being phased in between 2012 and 2017 depending on the type of organization (private or public) and the number of employees in the organization.

Not sure if your website will comply? poloDesign has partnered with The Bureau of Internet Accessibility to provide testing and compliance services that will help your organization meet the requirements of the law. Simply complete the form below to receive your FREE, no-obligation assessment of your website's accessibility.

About the BoIA: The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA.org) offers Free Web site accessibility analysis using Section 508 standards, WCAG 2.0 standards and checks for broken links. Their services are complimentary with no obligation and require no software installation. Optional on-demand and automated analysis services are available, but not required.

Additionally, the BoIA provides compliance results with grades for websites and unique seals for display and allowing visitors to communicate directly with accessibility personnel.

For more information about the procedure and tests performed, please visit the BoIA website.

 

 Do you know if your website is accessible? Find out now.

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