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Accessibility Statement for Brock Functional Inclusive Training Centre

At Bfit, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, and accessible experience for all our members, visitors, and online users. We strive to ensure that our website and online services are accessible to people with disabilities and that they meet or exceed the requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Our Efforts to Support Accessibility

Bfit takes the following measures to ensure accessibility:

  1. Accessibility as part of our mission: We consider accessibility a fundamental aspect of providing a positive experience for all our users and continuously work towards improving it.
  2. Continuous accessibility training: Our staff and web developers receive ongoing training to stay informed about the latest accessibility standards and best practices.
  3. Collaboration with experts: We consult with accessibility experts to ensure our website and digital content are compliant with current accessibility standards and guidelines.
  4. Feedback and user involvement: We actively seek feedback from our users with disabilities to understand their needs better and make improvements based on their input.

Current Accessibility Features

Our website currently provides the following accessibility features:

  1. Text alternatives for non-text content: Images, videos, and other non-text content have appropriate text alternatives to ensure access for people with visual impairments.
  2. Keyboard navigation: Our website is designed to be fully navigable using a keyboard, allowing users with motor impairments to access all content and features.
  3. Adjustable font size and contrast: Users can adjust the font size and contrast on our website to meet their individual needs and preferences.
  4. Accessible documents: We provide accessible versions of our documents, such as PDFs, to ensure they can be read by screen reader software.
  5. Captions and transcripts: We offer captions for videos and transcripts for audio content, making our multimedia content accessible to users with hearing impairments.

Limitations and Alternatives

While we strive to make our website fully accessible, there may be some limitations due to the nature of the content or the tools and technologies used. If you encounter any barriers or difficulties in accessing our website or content, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will work with you to provide alternative means of access or to address the issue as quickly as possible.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our accessibility efforts, please contact us via our contact page

To learn more about the efforts of Brock University and its work toward a more accessible learning environment visit here.

We appreciate your feedback and will use it to continually improve our website and online services to meet the diverse needs of our users.