eSSENTIAL Accessibility

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ integrates web accessibility compliance and assistive technology to enhance the customer experience for people with disabilities.

Who Does it Accommodate?

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ offers assistive technology that is suitable for people who experience reading difficulties or dexterity challenges related to a number of conditions. These conditions may include the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Dyslexia
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Stroke/Paralysis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Age-related factors
  • Learning disabilities
  • Literary deficiencies
  • Mild visual impairment
  • Limited English proficiency

Download eSSENTIAL Accessibility™

Addiction Services for York Region is pleased to provide the eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ tool on our website. The icon included below helps us to ensure that individuals with physical disabilities can easily access our website:

download eSSENTIAL Accessibility browser application

Organizations display this icon to certify that their site features a web-based assistive technology application from eSSENTIAL Accessibility™. By clicking on the icon above, the user is redirected to www.essentialaccessibility.com where the application is available free of charge.

This application features an array of keyboard and mouse replacement solutions (alternative input methods including a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system) that allow users to overcome any physical limitation to access our website. It also includes a web page reader.

The application can be rapidly downloaded and installed on a standard PC for the use of anyone who has difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page.

* Using a Mac? Visit eSSENTIAL Accessiblity’s website to learn about using the assistive tool on an Apple computer.