Supporting Website Accessibility

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Supporting Website Accessibility

The Mauritius Bankers Association is committed to supporting website accessibility for individuals with physical disabilities. Many individuals have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page and would have trouble accessing a website without assistive technology.

How ?

By clicking on the icon (Bottom right of the page), a popup will open to visitors.

For who ?

The application features a number of keyboard and mouse replacement options that allow users to overcome any physical limitation to access the MBA website. The software benefits individuals with dexterity limitations that arise from a variety of conditions including:

  • stroke/paralysis
  • arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • age-related factors

It also helps those who have difficulty reading because of:

  • literacy deficiencies
  • limited English proficiency
  • dyslexia or similar learning issues
  • mild visual impairment

This technology use the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) that help website to be accessible to everyone.

Accessibility modes available :

Epilepsy Safe Mode

This mode enables people with epilepsy to use the website safely by eliminating the risk of seizures that result from flashing or blinking animations and risky color combinations.

Visually Impaired Mode

This mode adjusts the website for the convenience of users with visual impairments such as Degrading Eyesight, Tunnel Vision, Cataract, Glaucoma, and others.

Cognitive Disability Mode

This mode provides different assistive options to help users with cognitive impairments such as Dyslexia, Autism, CVA, and others, to focus on the essential elements of the website more easily.

ADHD Friendly Mode

This mode helps users with ADHD and Neurodevelopmental disorders to read, browse, and focus on the main website elements more easily while significantly reducing distractions.

Blindness Mode

This mode configures the website to be compatible with screen-readers such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, and TalkBack. A screen-reader is software for blind users that is installed on a computer and smartphone, and websites must be compatible with it.