Accessibility

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The Town of Somerset is dedicated to the tenets of inclusivity & accessibility & that extends to our website. If you use assistive technology (examples include a Braille reader or a screen reader) to browse the world wide web & the format of any material located on this website interferes with your ability to access said material, please contact us by email at town@townofsomerset.com or by phone at (301) 657-3211. To enable us to respond in the manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, your preferred format in which to receive the material you are trying to access, the web address of the requested material, & your contact information. In addition, below you can our accessibility design guidelines, browser accessibility information, additional plug-ins, & information on supportive assistive technology.

ACCESSIBILITY DESIGN GUIDELINES
Our website has been designed with the following accessibility guidelines in mind:
  • The United States General Services Administration (GSA) Section 508 guidelines. Section 508 refers to a 1998 amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Information on the GSA Section 508 guidelines can be found here.
  • The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) and its Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) international standard as outlined in WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, & WCAG 2.2. Information on the WAI & WCAG can be found here.
BROWSER ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION
Many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools:
  • Chrome Accessibility Information can be found here.
  • Firefox Accessibility Information can be found here.
  • Microsoft Edge Accessibility Information can be found here.
  • Safari Accessibility Information can be found here.
ADDITIONAL PLUG-INS
Adobe Reader is required to view & print PDF documents that appear on this website:
  • To download this program for free, visit the Adobe website which can be found here.
  • To read PDF documents with a screen reader, please visit the Adobe Reader Accessibility website which provides useful tools & resources. That website can be found here.
SUPPORTED ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
  • The latest Version of JAWS for Windows can be found here.
  • The latest Version of NVDA for Windows can be found here.
  • The latest Version of VoiceOver for Mac OS X can be found here.