Thank you for visiting our website! We are continuously working to improve the accessibility of content on our website in order to better serve our clients. If you have trouble seeing our website, we recommend reviewing the resources listed below to help optimize your computer and browser to improve your online experience:
- Use the keyboard to navigate screens
- Magnify your screen
- Change background and text colors
- Make your mouse pointer more visible (Windows only)
The guides above, referenced by the ada.gov website will help you customize your particular web browser and computer to achieve the best results. The GDW site is designed to be able to be read aloud, navigated by keyboard only, allow increased or decreased text size, or changing of its colors for your accessibility needs.
Closed captioning (CC) provides a visual display of text that is synchronized with the video presentation and audio tracks. The term “Closed” indicates that the captions are not visible unless they are activated by the user.
Learn how to turn captioning on and off for YouTube by clicking here.
Increase Text Size
To increase text size in most web browsers simply hold down the Ctrl key (Command key on a Macintosh) and press the + (plus) key to increase text size or - (minus) key to reduce text size.
If you do encounter an accessibility issue and the recommendations above do not meet your individual needs, we invite you to contact our office at (847) 250-1130 for assistance.
We welcome any feedback on how to improve the site’s accessibility for all users. It is our goal to develop a website that is accessible to everyone!