Accessibility

At uCertify, we aim at providing equal learning access to all. That is why we are committed to accessibility. Our courses and labs are ADA compliant. The courses contain Accessibility Switch for the TTS which helps in a better learning outcome for our users. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has laid down the main international standards for the World Wide Web and its accessibility. W3C created the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) which requires specific techniques for ADA compliance.

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Keyboard Accessibility

The uCertify course come with full control of functionality on the keyboard. Our courses provide input through speech (which creates keyboard input), by mouse (using on-screen keyboards), and by a wide variety of assistive technologies that create simulated keystrokes as their output. The keyboard accessibility includes access key, tab navigation, and keyboard support item.

ADA Contrast and Legibility

There is enough contrast between text and its background so that it can be read by people with moderately low vision. The contrast is calculated in such a way that color is not a key factor so that people who have a color vision deficit will also have adequate contrast between the text and the background.

Screen Reader

Students get enhanced accessibility with features such as text-to-speech, interactive videos and how-to videos with interactive transcripts and voice-overs. We also provide Screen Reader Software: JAWS and NVDA for Windows and Voiceover for Mac.

Text Alternatives for Non-text Content

All non-text content is also available in text. We refer to text as electronic text and not an image of text because the electronic text has a unique advantage that it is presentation neutral.

Consistent Identification

Consistent identification is provided throughout our website like the same functionality repeats in several pages. A search functionality if available on one web page appears on several other pages of our website.

Sensory Characteristics

Some users with disabilities are not able to perceive shape or position because of the helping technologies they use. Our courses contain additional data to clarify the information to the user.

frequently asked questions

The Americans with Disabilities Act, 1990 is a civil rights law amended with changes effective from January 1, 2009. This law prohibits, under certain circumstances, discrimination based on disability. The U.S. Department of Justice in September 2010 issued the Standards of Accessible Design that declare that all electronic information and online technology including computer hardware program software and documentation must be accessible to people with disabilities. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has laid down the main international standards for the World Wide Web and its accessibility. W3C created the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) which requires specific techniques for ADA compliance.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability for entities receiving federal funds and has been cited in multiple lawsuits against organizations such as hospitals that receive federal funds through medicare/medicaid. Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires all Federal agencies electronic and information technology to be accessible to those with disabilities. Both members of the public and federal employees have the right to access this technology, such as computer hardware and software, websites, phone systems, and copiers.

Web plays a key role in today’s society, therefore it is significant to make it accessible so that everyone gets equal access and equal opportunity to explore and learn. Every person notwithstanding sensory, cognitive, or physical disabilities must be able to access the web data, utilize the services, buy the products, and communicate with the people related to the Web site.

uCertify platform makes learning easy for everyone by providing the following accessibility features:

  1. Screen Reader
  2. Keyboard Accessibility
  3. Sensory Characteristics
  4. Consistent identification
  5. ADA Contrast and Legibility
  6. Text-Alternative for non-text content

Windows - Chrome and Mac - Safari support uCertify accessibility features.

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