Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web (W3C - http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/accessibility.php)
Philippe Briand aims to make this website accessible to those with disabilities so that they can derive the same level of benefit from it as able-bodied users. All new content on the site aims to be compliant with W3C/WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Conformance Level "Double-A".
How to make the web easier to access
In addition to the features on our site, there are a number of changes that everyone can make to their browser or computer to improve the accessibility of the web in general. Details of these can be found on the following websites. Microsoft - http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/default.aspx MAC - http://www.apple.com/accessibility/ Linux - http://larswiki.atrc.utoronto.ca/wiki
Change browser settings
If you are having difficulties viewing our pages, most browsers allow users to change the settings to alter the way pages are displayed, which may improve readability. Most browsers allow you to: - Ignore settings specified by a web page - Change the font size - Change the font style - Change the font colour - Change the background colour - Stop images downloading (so they are not visible)