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Accessibility


We strive to make this website accessible for all users, including people with disabilities. We test and modify this website for optimal usability.

Content on this website is presented in many formats. These formats are generally accessible to users using screen reading software. Some files on the website may be posted as Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Adobe provides their Acrobat Reader software as a free download.

We strive to validate all website pages using the following online validation services: W3C Markup Validation Service (Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict), WAVE Accessibility Validator (No Accessibility Errors).

If you have questions about our web accessibility statement or find any pages on our website that do not validate or that pose any other accessibility barriers, please contact us at support@ocali.org.


Audio Description

Audio Description (AD) for videos is a recorded narrative or audio track that is added when a video contains visual information that is not naturally included in the audio or explicitly stated by the host or narrator. Audio descriptions increase accessibility of visual or video-based content for people who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise benefit from additional audio supports. Specific and descriptive language is used to depict text, graphics, places, objects, or actions occurring on screen. OCALI utilizes two types of audio description. Standard audio description is used when visual information can be described during natural pauses in the video. When more time is needed to adequately describe visual information, extended audio description is used, which extends the length of the original video when enabled.


Listen to this website with BrowseAloud

Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, BrowseAloud will provide the reading support tools you require for free.


What is BrowseAloud?

BrowseAloud is a suite of products that provides reading support on websites. BrowseAloud reads website content out loud, highlighting each word as it is spoken in a high quality, human-sounding voice.

Other features include:

  • Dual-Color Highlighting
  • Text Magnification
  • Talking Dictionary
  • Talking Translator
  • MP3 Maker
  • Screen Masking
  • Secure Site Reading
  • PDF Reading
  • International Languages

More than 7,000 websites use BrowseAloud, so once you have it on your device you can listen to all of these websites too.


Who BrowseAloud Helps?

BrowseAloud helps website visitors who require online reading support and those who simply prefer to listen to information instead of reading it. BrowseAloud is particularly useful for those with print disabilities such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments and those with English as a second language.


How do I get BrowseAloud?

Click on the BrowseAloud Panel that appears on theof this website to launch the BrowseAloud Plus toolbar. This toolbar provides instant high quality speech at the touch of a button - no need to download anything. New features include PDF and secure site reading, per site and page pronunciation control and language selection.

To use BrowseAloud's fully-featured version, which includes a dictionary, a translator, an MP3 maker, a text magnifier and reads secure web pages and PDFs, visit the BrowseAloud website to download a small application, free of charge, at http://www.browsealoud.com.


Support with using BrowseAloud

A full range of support services are provided for BrowseAloud:
Web: https://support.texthelp.com/help
E-Mail: support@browsealoud.com
Tel: 877-778-6977