of the Bright Futures website
Bright Futures website is dedicated to the principle that
every child and adolescent deserves to be healthy and that
optimal health involves a trusting relationship between the
health professional, the child, the family, and the community
as partners in health practice.
Bright Futures website strives to ensure that this
website meets or exceeds the accessibility requirements
outlined in Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities
you need information from a Bright Futures web page that
is not easily accessible, choose from the following
(1) PDF Documents
Users with visual impairments are advised to use their screen reader. If you experience problems with your reader, make sure that you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat installed and use the Adobe Reader “Read Out Loud” function (under View menu) to hear the document read to you (have speakers on).
(2) E-mail Us
E-mail the URL of the page you wish to access, with the technology you are using, and your phone number and e-mail address, and a technical or content staff member will respond. We will work with you to make the files available in a format you can use.
accordance with current Health Resources and Services
Administration (HRSA) standards (http://www.hrsa.gov/508access.htm),
our goal is to improve accessibility to users with visual,
motor, or cognitive disabilities. We strive to meet or
exceed accessibility requirements in the following areas:
you have comments or suggestions about the accessibility
of the Bright Futures website, please e-mail us.
Bright Futures website provides equivalent text for
images that convey information.
Bright Futures website limits the use of multimedia
(i.e., presentations that include components such as
text, graphics, video, animation, and sound), and,
where multimedia is used, the site provides equivalent
text for the presentation.
Bright Futures website does not rely on color to convey
sheets. The Bright Futures website does not
require associated style sheets (i.e., pre-designated
templates that define the layout of a Web page) to
maps. The Bright Futures website provides equivalent
text for images (e.g., navigation bars) that perform
functions when selected (e.g., open a new window,
navigate through the site).
Bright Futures website provides row and column headers
for data tables.
Bright Futures website does not include frames (i.e.,
separate sections of the display area that are generated
from different Web pages).
Bright Futures website sites does not include motion
that causes the screen to flicker outside an acceptable
range (i.e., higher than 2Hz and lower than 55Hz).
pages. A text-only equivalent web page will be provided when a compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way.
Bright Futures website identifies the functionality
used to display content or to create interface elements.
and plug-ins. The Bright Futures website avoids
the use of applets (i.e., programs designed to be
executed from within another program) and plug-ins
(i.e., programs that add features to a standard browser),
and, when such programs are used, the site includes
links to external websites that provide such applets
or plug-ins via download.
Bright Futures website allows for easy access to and
completion of forms.