The Web is becoming an increasingly important resource for various aspects of everyday life: social life, finances, education, government, etc. Users who surf the Net can also encounter difficulties in certain situations, which can include technological limitations, physical or visual impairments, obsolete equipment or simply a lack of familiarity with the Web environment.
The MAB-Mackay Centre is sensitive to the needs of the various visitors to its Web site, and particularly the needs of Net surfers with disabilities. With this in mind, the MAB-Mackay Centre has done everything in it's power to ensure that everyone can surf with ease, and use its Web site to the fullest. However, the MAB-Mackay Centre cannot guarantee the accessibility of documents from outside sources.
WAI Accessibility Rules
The MAB-Mackay Centre Web site, which was created using Edimaster Plustmsoftware, respects the AAA level accessibility rules (WCAG 1.0) of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
This means that the pages on this Web site meet the following criteria:
List of general keyboard shortcuts
List of keyboard shortcuts for slide shows
Please note that keyboard shortcuts are not standardized by the Information Technology industry. They may vary depending on your exploitation system or Web browser.
With Microsoft operating systems: Alternative key (ALT) followed by the letter or the number, plus the «ENTER»key.
With Apple operating systems: Control key (CTRL) followed by the letter or the number.
Text size can be changed to make it easier to read what is displayed on the screen. This function is available on the Web site’s toolbar. The text size you choose will be recorded by a cookie saved by your browser. This cookie will make it possible for your browser to reselect your preferred text size during future visits to the Web site.
Flash media files
We recommand screen reader users to disable the flash plugin in order to access the textual equivalents of flash elements in this site.
XHTML and CSS2 standards
This site was built using XHTML 1.0 transitional language and its style sheets comply with the CSS 2 standard.
You can check the MAB-Mackay Centre Web site’s conformance anytime using the free validation tool provided by W3C