Ajman Municipality & Planning Department

Accessibility Policy Statement

One of the main focus areas in Municipality & Planning Department in Ajman is to improve the ability of people with special needs to independently use its website and mobile app. Multiple elements are designed and implemented to serve that purpose by facilitating browsing the website and to ease the access to online and smart services.

Accessibility features include:

 

Contrast

Boost the contrast of all website elements with a high contrast dark/light color theme. One-click remediation to inaccessible and non-compliant low contrast elements, texts, buttons and form fields.

 

Highlight Links

Emphasize links, buttons, and other interactive elements in clear, high-contrast colors that are easy to identify. Highlights clickable items for easier website usability, navigation, and overall accessibility.

 

Bigger Text

Cycles on-screen texts through four different levels of text-size increases. Makes every part of the website instantly more readable.

 

Text Spacing

Modify text and line spacing for improved readability for dyslexic and visually impaired users. Offers three degrees of adjustments for a personalized and more accessible reading experience.

 

Pause Animations

Pauses content that moves or auto-updates that is considered an accessibility barrier. Stops animations, blinking, and flashing content that distracts and may trigger seizures.

Dyslexia Friendly

Dyslexia Friendly Font enhances readability for those with dyslexia and provides an easier and more fluid reading experience that is tailored to site visitors with dyslexia.

 

Cursor

Increases the standard cursor size by 400% to ensure the pointer always remains in sight. Allows for faster and more accessible navigation through hyperlinks, tabs, and form elements.

 

Tooltips

Shows alternative text and aria labels for on-screen elements with a simple mouse hover. Tooltips are prominent, high contrast, and easy to read for low-vision users with accessibility needs.

 

Line Height

Increase line height to ensure more comfortable spacing for more fluid interaction with on-site texts.

 

Text Align

Align site texts left, right or center to ensure a personalized and more accessible reading experience.

 

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