Standards Compliance

All pages throughout this web site comply with priority 1 guidelines of the W3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and the U.S. Federal Government Section 508 Guidelines.

All pages throughout this web site validate as XHTML 1 Strict. They are structured using semantic markup.

Navigation aids

The main navigation is hierarchically structured with screen reader-friendly HTML lists.

A Site Map is available which contains links to all of the pages within the web site.


Whenever possible, link text is written to make sense out of context to aid browsers that allow the user to browse a list of links culled from a page. Many links contain additional descriptive information in the title tag.


All images include descriptive text provided through the alt attribute.


This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser does not support style sheets, the content of the page is still readable.

To increase the font size for a page, look to the right of the page’s title.¬†You will see an icon like below. Select one of the enlargement settings and the page will adjust accordingly.