Accessibility Statement

The Opportunity Tree’s mission is to provide dynamic & innovative environments to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is vital to us that our website and all external communications are accessible to all. 

The Opportunity Tree currently supports the accessibility of our content with:

  • Screen reader compatibility
  • Increase/decrease text size integration
  • Grayscale integration 
  • High/negative contrast integration 
  • Light background integration 
  • Link underline integration 
  • Readable font integration 
  • Text-to-speech capabilities 
  • Video captioning 
  • Keyboard navigation
  • Color contrast ratio testing
  • ADA compliant graphics and illustrations 
  • Alt text for images
  • Translation integration at the bottom of all pages

Below are details about some of these efforts, and information about how we work with third parties.

Screen reader compatibility

The Opportunity Tree works to ensure that our websites and applications are screen reader compatible and guided by the standards recommended by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). We recommend using the most recent versions of web browsers and mobile applications for the best experience. If you encounter any issues, please email for assistance.

Video captioning

Many The Opportunity Tree-produced videos include captioning. For The Opportunity Tree-produced videos where captions are not currently offered, alternatives may be available. You can send a request to

Accessibility Tools 

The icon of a person on the upper-left hand side of the screen is our Accessibility Tools. This can help you utilize the following accessibility features from any device: 

  • Increase/decrease text size integration
  • Grayscale integration 
  • High/negative contrast integration 
  • Light background integration 
  • Link underline integration 
  • Readable font integration 

The audio icon above this is the text-to-speech integration. This allows for you to highlight text and read it from any device. 

Color contrast ratio testing

The Opportunity Tree is committed to ensuring that text is legible. We utilize industry standard software to test the color contrast ratio of text onsite. If you find that text is still difficult to read for any reason, email us at and we will happily work to make text accessible, and rectify the situation.

Third-party content, distribution channels and venues

The Opportunity Tree works with third parties in a variety of ways. In some cases, we distribute content that was produced by third parties and not by The Opportunity Tree. In other cases, third parties distribute The Opportunity Tree-produced content on platforms that are controlled by those third parties and not by The Opportunity Tree. While The Opportunity Tree works with third-party content creators, distribution channels, and venues to consider accessibility, The Opportunity Tree does not control how third parties operate. Certain features and experiences may be different than those usually provided by The Opportunity Tree. If you have questions or feedback about the accessibility of The Opportunity Treecontent available through third parties, please email

Below is more information to help you understand how The Opportunity Tree works with third-party content providers, distributors, and venues:

  • Third-party content: The Opportunity Tree makes various types of third-party content available through its platforms, including: (i) content produced by The Opportunity Tree partner organizations and other third-party public media organizations; (ii) content linked or embedded from third-party platforms, such as YouTube and Vimeo; and (iii) content sourced from outside photo, audio, and video producers. In addition, The Opportunity Tree platforms may include links to content on third-party websites.
  • Third-party distribution: You may also find The Opportunity Tree content on various third-party distribution channels, including: (i) partner websites, broadcasts, and digital platforms; and (ii) Commercial and social media platforms, such as third-party platforms where The Opportunity Tree content may be available, for example smart speakers, social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram), and in-car platforms.

We are continually working to ensure an inclusive experience for all audiences, wherever and however people engage with The Opportunity Tree content. We encourage you to check this page regularly for the latest information. If you have feedback or questions about accessibility features, please email

This page was last updated 11/13/23.

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