Barnstable County strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. Barnstable County has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.
ACCESSIBILITY ON BARNSTABLE COUNTY
Barnstable County makes available an accessibility widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows the site to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).
ENABLING THE ACCESSIBILITY MENU
Barnstable County’s accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.
Barnstable County continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.
Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on Barnstable County fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.
Potential Known Issues
- Alt Text – There may be images on our website that are missing descriptive text. We do our best to add descriptive text to all images, but please let us know if you find an image that needs a description added.
- Color Contrast – There may be elements on our website that do not meet the color contrast requirements. We recommend using the UserWay widget on the website to adjust color contrasts if you are having issues reading any text.
HERE FOR YOU
If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on Barnstable County’s website, widget, any of its services or require assistance with any part of our site or software, please contact us during normal business hours as detailed below and we will be happy to assist.
If you wish to report a problem, have any questions or need assistance, please click here to contact Customer Support.