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eSSENTIAL Accessibility

Many individuals have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page. They can’t access a website without assistive technology.

This icon ensures that a website is accessible to individuals with physical disabilities.

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Organizations display this icon to certify that their site features a web-based assistive technology application from eSSENTIAL Accessibility™.

This application features an array of keyboard and mouse replacement solutions (alternative input methods including a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system) that allow users to overcome any physical limitation to access our website. It also includes a web page reader.

The application can be rapidly downloaded and installed on a standard PC for the use of anyone who has difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ 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

Moreover, it also helps those who have difficulty reading because of:

  • Literacy deficiencies
  • Limited English proficiency
  • Dyslexia or similar learning issues
  • Mild visual impairment

The Canadian Mental Health Association is proud to feature eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ as a Founding member of an Online Social ResponsAbility Initiative sponsored by March of Dimes Canada.