Accessibility

Jean Hailes strives to provide the most user friendly experience to all users of the website.

We have implemented the following accessibility features on this website to make it easier to use for people with disabilities.

Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback regarding the accessibility of this site, or if you experience any difficulty using it.

The following features improve navigation for screen reader users, keyboard navigation and users of text-only browsers.

Images

All content images used in this site include descriptive alt attributes. Purely decorative graphics include empty alt attributes.

Font Sizes

You may change the font size of this document to your preference through your browser: In Internet Explorer, select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size. In Firefox select View, then Zoom, and then Zoom In or Zoom Out.

Forms

All forms follow a logical tab sequence. Labels are associated with fields using HTML label tags.

Scripting

Javascript is used on the website to improve usability, but it is possible to browse the website without Javascript.

Stylesheets

This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the use of structured semantic markup ensures that the content of each page is still readable and clearly structured.

Accessibility references

  • W3 accessibility guidelines, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
  • The RNIB's Web accessibility at a glance
  • JAWS, a screen reader for Windows.
  • Lynx, a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.
  • Links, a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.
  • Windows-Eyes, a screen reader for Windows.
  • PwWebSpeak, a screen reader for Windows.

Not sure? Use our quick self assessment tool to check.

About Jean Hailes

Jean Hailes is Australia’s leading and most trusted women’s health organisation. We believe in physical and emotional health and wellbeing in all its dimensions for all women in Australia throughout their lives.

We offer a range of free resources and easy to understand information on women’s health and wellbeing. Appointments at our specialist women’s health clinics can be made in person (East Melbourne and Clayton, VIC) or across Australia via our Telehealth consultation service. www.jeanhailes.org.au

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