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Accessibility Policy

The Managed Pollinator CAP project is committed to ensuring accessibility of its Web site for people with disabilities. All of the pages should conform to Section 508 standards.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at:

Contents of this Document

This document contains the following information:

Access keys

Access keys have been established for keyboard accessibility of active elements on CAES-hosted Web sites. For Windows, press ALT+access key; for Macintosh, press CONTROL+access key.

  • Access key 0: Accessibility Policy
  • Access key 1: Managed CAP Homepage
  • Access key 3: Navigational Links
  • Access key 4: Main Content
  • Access key 5: About this Site
  • Access key c: Funded Collaborators & Advisory Boards
  • Access key p: Project Narrative
  • Access key g: Goals & Objectives
  • Access key m: Management Plan
  • Access key w: What Beekeepers Can Do Right Now
  • Access key b: Bibliography
  • Access key e: eXtension: Bee Health


Visual Design

The Managed Pollinator CAP Web site utilizes the following:

  • Page elements controlled with cascading style sheets
  • Content independent of page design and viewable with custom style sheets
  • Properly identified HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Relative font sizes and resizable text
  • Limited table usage
  • Appropriately labeled tables, when relevant
  • A method to skip navigation
  • Color that is secondary to meaning
  • Non-flickering screens
  • Links with title attributes or descriptive target text
  • Link text that is not duplicated (same text means same link)
  • Images with ALT or LONGDESC attributes
  • Correctly labeled and appropriately used spacer images
  • Feedback and contact information on every screen


Navigational Elements

The Managed Pollinator CAP Web site utilizes a standard template with navigational elements as follows:

  • Vertical navigation links are provided on the left of each page.
  • Horizontal navigation links are located at the bottom of each page.
  • Target link text and titles are clear, concise and make sense when read out of context.
  • Pages are keyboard accessible using the tab key or access keys as defined above.


Special Content

  • Multimedia files may be open or closed captioned; text-only transcripts should be available for all audio content.
  • Forms are keyboard accessible; forms utilize logical layout and appropriate form labels.


Assistive Technology Links

  • JAWS, screen reader, short-term downloadable trial version available
  • ReadPlease, free text-to-speech reader used to listen to Web pages read aloud


Accessibility Services

  • WAVE, free online service to help determine the accessibility of your Web content, includes recommendations for repair


Accessibility References