The following are steps you can take as a Web user to make the Web more accessible:
1. Keep your web browser updated. A web browser is a program for your computer that allows you to access and browse web pages. The most popular web browsers are:
These programs are free to download. The program manufacturer should notify you when a new version of the program is available to download.
2. You can change settings on your computer to help with individual accessibility needs such as color settings and text size. The website My Web My Way created by the BBC, provides step by step instructions for changing settings on your computer that can make the web easier to use.
3. When you experience accessibility issues with a particular site contact the company or organization with your concerns.
4. If you have specific problems or concerns with this website please contact Diane Bongard, Executive Assistant at the Columbia Office or email us.
The Services for Independent Living website was created with accessibility and usability as a high priority. We apologize if you experience any problems with the site. We will make every effort to fix the problem as quickly as possible.
To allow SIL to be fully accessible to all people with disabilities, including persons with multiple sensitivities/environmental illnesses, please do not wear scented products such as perfume, aftershave, shampoo, etc. to any meetings, demonstrations, groups or workshops held at or by SIL. Meetings are wheelchair accessible. Assistive listening devices and materials in alternate formats are available upon request. Interpreter services for the Deaf will be provided for any SIL event with a 48-hour notice.