Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center at Georgetown
University (OHRC) strives to ensure that this website meets
or exceeds the accessibility requirements outlined in Section
508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
If you need information from an OHRC web page that is not easily accessible, choose from the following options:
- PDF documents
Users with visual impairments are advised to use their screen reader. If you experience problems with your reader, make sure that you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat installed, and use the Adobe Reader "Read Out Loud" function (under View menu) to hear the document read to you (have speakers on). For more information on PDF accessibility, please see www.adobe.com/accessibility.
E-mail our webmaster with the URL of the page you wish to access, the technology you are using, and your phone number and e-mail address. We will work with you to make the files available in a format you can use.
- Change the font size
There is a text resizing option located at the bottom of each web page on the OHRC website. Click on the "+" to make the text larger, or use the "–" to make the text smaller.
In accordance with current Department of Health and Human Services standards, our goal is to improve accessibility for users with visual, motor, or cognitive disabilities. We strive to meet or exceed accessibility requirements in the following areas:
- Images. The
OHRC website provides equivalent text for images that convey
- Multimedia. The
OHRC website limits the use of multimedia (i.e., presentations
that include components such as text, graphics, video, animation,
and sound), and, where multimedia is used, the site provides
equivalent text for the presentation.
- Color. The
OHRC website does not rely on color to convey information.
sheets. The OHRC website does not require associated
style sheets (i.e., pre-designated templates that define
the layout of a web page) to be viewed.
maps. The OHRC website provides equivalent text for
images (e.g., navigation bars) that perform functions when
selected (e.g., open a new window, navigate through the site).
- Tables. The
OHRC website provides row and column headers for data tables.
- Frames. The
OHRC website does not include frames (i.e., separate sections
of the display area that are generated from different web pages).
- Motion. The
OHRC website sites does not include motion that causes the
screen to flicker outside an acceptable range (i.e., higher
than 2Hz and lower than 55Hz).
pages. A text-only equivalent web page will be provided when a compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way.
- Scripts. The
OHRC website identifies the functionality of any scripting
or to create interface elements.
and plug-ins. The OHRC website avoids the use of applets
(i.e., programs designed to be executed from within another
program) and plug-ins (i.e., programs that add features to
a standard browser), and, when such programs are used, the
site includes links to external websites that provide such
applets or plug-ins via download.
- Forms. The OHRC website allows for easy access to and completion of forms.
If you have comments or suggestions about the accessibility of the OHRC website, please e-mail the webmaster.