Websites And The American Disabilities Act
This website is created using advanced technologies from a vendor. This customized website presentation allows licensees to create their own designs, content, and formats for website development for the benefit of many. FastHealth Corporation is a website vendor that provides design services and tools to assist clients in better attempting to be creative and to also assist in helping meet requirements for websites, and this platform can also assist in adapting designs for the needs and requirements of the the blind and the disadvantaged. However, guidelines suggest that ADA requirements should be followed as long as they do not create an excessive burden. It is left to the discretion of the licensee's business to define how excessive or how minimum compliance adaptions should be presented from their business and organizational websites.
Primary Tools For The Blind and DisadvantagedThis platform's content pages are designed to be customized by institutions so that they might be visually appealing, but the goal is to also help websites additionally meet the needs of the blind and disadvantaged without creating an excessive burden. Pages without pictures are read easier by the audio browsers and other disability browsers, however it can be a creative burden to make all pages exist without pictures or even without frames. A skip navigation code for framed pages is organized through this platform so that webpages are resourced more efficiently by blind browsers or disability browsers, and an ADA database entry is also added to this platform so that images inserted on a page can be custom-coded by clients to present alternate ADA text descriptor fields so that ADA descriptors can be put in place for non-ornamental images. These descriptors can be read by blind browsers and for the disadvantaged when placed in association with images. The blind and disadvantaged can also be presented an audio description of what the images are described as. ADA tools are in place so that licensed institutions can use these tools to help create compliant image insertions for blind browsers or for those with disability needs.
ADA Compliance For Images Without Excessive BurdenADA Alternate text insertion fields are included in the content administration areas to assist clients wanting to use pictures on their websites. Pictures on website pages are not normally viewable to the the blind. Text descriptor fields for non-ornamental picture compliance is readied through this platform for use to include alternate text for any ads and image insertions. These tools are embedded in this platforms admin area and can be used by trained staff at anytime through the FastHealth or FastPages admin areas.
The vendor, FastHealth Corporation, encourages all licensees and clients to use these image tools to try to meet the primary requirements for blind and disadvantage uses of websites. Content page admin areas have image insertion fields for ADA text inclusions. This can help other disadvantaged groups.
Primary ADA Tools Training AvailableShould a client need training in using their available ADA tools please phone FastHealth at 205-752-5050 extension 0.
Clients are encouraged to use the platform's standard administration created template designs so that compliance efforts are increased. Properly used ADA compliance tools always reduce liability. It is advised that creative or technical staff not customize pages outside the current admin formats used in this website, and it is suggested that clients use the content manufacturing areas to increase proper oversight of web page design in attempting to meet compliance guidelines for the blind. Should your creative teams design and customize pages in html or other code outside the existing admin formats shown here then they must remember to not forget to customize ADA text insertions into their code. FastHealth encourages larger fonts for desktop and mobile phone usage too.
Third Party Overlay Tools For Additional CostSome consider additional tools to be an elective ADA protection mechanism. Optional third party overlay tools can also enhance your efforts in helping disadvantaged viewers. These third party overlay tools are purchased separately from other third party vendors. These tools might not be needed, but they can be integrated into any licensed website if desired. The integration of these tools are at the discretion or request of licensees and customers working with FastHealth Corporation that choose to add third party platforms. It is the website licensee's decision to use third party overlay tools and to decide from which vendor it is to be licensed from. There are many competitors offering these elective tools. FastHealth does not recommend any third party image overlay tools but instead assists each client to incorporate any tools they might want to purchase additionally or want to utilize. These tools will also be linked from an accessibility icon located on the host website after incorporation by a client.
While FastHealth does not guarantee the effectiveness of any third party overlay tools or any primary tools it does assist in giving the client responsible tools they might utilize in meeting primary American Disability Act guidelines. FastHealth does not want to put an excessive burden on any institution and neither do the ADA requirements intend to do so. If you feel it is a burden to incorporate more additional third party tools to your web strategy then the tools might not be needed.