The American Dental Association is continuously working to improve the
accessibility of content on our websites. Below, you’ll find a few
recommendations to help make your browsing experience more accessible:
If you are looking for mouse and keyboard alternatives,
speech recognition software such as
Dragon Naturally Speaking
may help you navigate web pages and online services. This software allows
the user to move focus around a web page or application screen through
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, there are several accessibility
features available to you.
Closed captioning provides a transcript for the audio track of a video
presentation that is synchronized with the video and audio tracks. Captions
are generally visually displayed over the video, which benefits people who
are deaf and hard of hearing, and anyone who cannot hear the audio due to
noisy environments. Most of ADA’s video content includes captions.
Learn how to turn captioning on and off in YouTube
Your computer, tablet, or mobile device has volume control features. Each
video and audio service has its own additional volume controls. Try
adjusting both your device’s volume controls and your media
players’ volume controls to optimize your listening experience.
If the recommendations above do not meet your needs, we invite you to
contact us at email@example.com or 800.621.8099
(TTY: 312.587.4714) (M-F 8:00 a.m.―5:00 p.m. CT) for assistance in
accessing ADA content