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The Baltimore Convention Center

Accessibility Statement

Helping to make technology accessible to all.

The Baltimore Convention Center web site has been designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities. The information below provides explanation of the features bccenter.org offers for assisting disabled persons.

Keyboard Access Key Information:

This website offers basic keyboard access keys to aid in website navigation.

Browser What to do
Internet Explorer 7 (PC) Access keys are not supported
Internet Explorer 5 & 6 (PC) Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER
Internet Explorer 4 (PC) Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
Internet Explorer 5+ (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
Internet Explorer 4.5 (Mac) Access keys are not supported
Netscape 6 and earlier (PC and Mac) Access keys are not supported
Netscape 7 (PC) Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
Firefox, Mozilla (PC) Hold down the ALT key plus the Shift key and press the number of the access key
Firefox, Mozilla (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key plus the Shift key and press the number of the access key
Safari and Omniweb (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key
Opera Hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the accesskey

Keyboard Navigation Features:

  • 0 = Go to main menu
  • 1 = Jump to page content
  • 2 = This accessibility statement
  • 3 = Contact Us

Text Resizing

Our website includes a text resizing function that will resize the text on the whole site with one click of your mouse OR activation of the relevant embedded alternate style sheets if a mouse is not available. The text resizing links are at the bottom of our website in every page. To decrease the text size, click the "Smaller Text" link. To increase the text size, click the "Larger Text" link. To reset to the default text size, click the "Normal View" link. You may click the text resize links multiple times as desired. There are 5 different text sizes to choose from; xx-small, x-small, small, medium and large. The default size is x-small. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to resize text using the resize links. Otherwise, you will need to use your favorite method of switching alternative style sheets.

Section 508 & ADA

Pursuant to the ADA recommendations for accessible websites; the bccenter.org website has been developed to fully comply with the ADA guidelines. These guidelines address properly formatted and well-formed HTML as well as standard and advanced accessibility features necessary to make the internet accessible to those with disabilities. If you find any part of our site to be NOT accessible for you, please feel free to Contact Us for assistance or to report any problems.

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