Leah's Pantry/CDSS believes this website meets "AA" compliance of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. In addition, this site satisfies Section 508, Subpart B, Subsection 1194.22, Guidelines A-P of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as revised in 1998. Leah's Pantry/CDSS is committed to improved accessibility for all Californians. Leah's Pantry/CDSS accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of the external websites or external documents linked to on this website.
Our website has many features that are intended to make the experience of interacting with our website positive and productive for all users, including those with disabilities. Here we provide a brief list of the accessibility and usability features included, and where appropriate, how to find them and use them.
Most pages on the EatFresh.org website have a similar layout. This makes site navigation easier. Overall, the site is primarily text-based and has a simple, straight-forward design.
A special link is placed at the top of most pages on the site that allows assistive technology to skip or “jump over” the site navigation.
Links are navigable via keyboard commands, which allows them to be accessed via assistive technology.
Images that are included in this website have “alternative text,” which many assistive technologies can read to the user.
Our website uses relative font sizes, which allow site visitors to increase the text size on webpages. To adjust the text size from within this site, click the gear icon in the upper right corner of any page to reveal the settings. Then, use the "Increase Font Size" or "Decrease Font Size" options to adjust as needed. Click "Reset" to return to the default text size.
The text size can also be increased with the web browser’s text-size adjustment feature. For more information about text-size adjustments within a specific browser type and version, site visitors should consult available help in their browser.
The site can be viewed in a font that makes it easier to read for people with dyslexia. To access this feature, click the gear icon in the upper right corner of any page to reveal the settings. Then, click the "Dyslexic Font" option to display the content in a dyslexic-friendly front. Click "Reset" to return to the default font.
The site can be viewed in a high contrast mode that makes it easier to read for people with vision challenges. To access this feature, click the gear icon in the upper right corner of any page to reveal the settings. Then, click the "High Contrast" option to display the content in high contrast mode. Click "Default" to return to the default view.
The site can be viewed in over 100 different languages, using Google Translate. To access this feature, click the globe icon in the upper right corner of any page. Then, select the preferred language from the drop down menu.
Click the "Show original" button to return to the default site language (English).
The site search engine provides relevant and easy to use search results, allowing quick navigation to the desired content.
Video files are hosting on YouTube, where viewers can find help with seeing the text and accessing captions. Note, your computer's media player must be configured to turn ON captions since captions are turned OFF by default.
Cascading Style Sheets are used throughout the site for layout, design, and style. This allows the site to be displayed in a readable fashion on different browser-enabled devices.
Note: Addition of this content is required under California Technology Letter 15-05. This content in this section is derived from the Accessibility Section of the CA.gov Webtools Site.
High contrast is necessary for many users. The State’s websites uses style sheets and some of the best contrast combinations, black on white, white on dark green, or blue on white. However, some users can see better using high contrast reverse types, such as white on black, or different colors. Below are guidelines for some common web browsers on how the user can customize their own web browser to better view all webpages.
Select the “Tools” menu. Select “internet Options”. Under the “General” tab, select “Accessibility”. Place a check mark in the box to “Ignore colors specified on webpages” and select the “OK” box. This will return you to the “General” tab. There select the “Colors” box and un-check the “use Windows colors” box. Use the “Text”, “Background”, “Unvisited Links”, and “Visited Links” boxes to select the colors desired (example: white text and black background). Select the “OK” box and then the “OK” box on the “General” tab and the colors should change on the browser.
Select the “Tools” menu. Select “Options”. Select the “Content” tab. Select “Colors”. Select colors desired for “Text”, “Background”, “Unvisited Links”, and “Visited Links” (example: white text and black background) and uncheck “Allow pages to choose their own colors, instead of my selections above”. Select the “OK” box, and then the “OK” box again. The colors should change on the browser.
Accessibility Low-Vision Support such as High Contrast and Custom Color Support
There are a number of steps you can take to configure Chrome to run with custom contrast and colors:
Make items on the screen easier to see and the display easier to read.
To open this pane, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, select Accessibility, then select Display.
To quickly set some display options, press Option-Command-F5.
You can enable keyboard shortcuts for inverting colors and changing the contrast in the Accessibility section of the Shortcuts pane of Keyboard preferences. To open the pane, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, select Keyboard, then select Shortcuts.
The fonts used on this site are a default size, which allows you to make adjustments according to your preference. The following is the easiest way to change the font size for some common web browsers.
Select the “View” menu. Highlight “Text Size”. Default setting will be medium. By changing the settings between largest and smallest; the text displayed on the page will be modified.
Select the “Tools” menu. Select “Options”. Select the “Content” tab. Change the “Default Font” and “Size” values (for more advanced options, select “Advanced” next to the “Size” value). Select the “OK” box, and the fonts should change on the browser.
Change text, image, and video sizes (zoom)
You can adjust the size of everything on the webpages you visit, including text, images, and videos.
How to set zoom on your current page in Chrome
Use the zoom options in the Chrome menu to make everything on a webpage larger or smaller.
To go into full-screen mode, use the keyboard shortcuts F11 (Windows and Linux), or Command Key (⌘) – Shift-F on a Mac. If you’re using Chrome OS, you can also press the Maximize Window key (max window key) at the top of your keyboard.
How to set the font size for all webpages
You can adjust the size of text on webpages.
Some websites prevent the browser from changing just text size. For those sites, Chrome won’t be able to adjust the font size.
Zoom in on webpages
You can make text and images larger so they’re easier to view.