Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Statement of Accessibility and Useful Tips

Pride in North Carolina (PRIDE) is committed to offering the information on this website to all of its users. Areas of this website use or link to printable portable document format (PDF) documents. If you need information provided in these PDF files that you cannot gain access to in our website, please contact us, we will be happy to assist you. We are making efforts to provide text information that is provided in PDF on this website accessible to everyone with assistive technologies. If you find a document in PDF that you cannot use with assistive technologies, please bring it to our attention. We welcome comments or suggestions for improvement.

Accessibility Resources

The Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards (“Section 508 final rule”), National Federation of the Blind’s Guidelines for Web Accessibility and the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines describe the elements of accessible web pages.

Adobe Acrobat PDF Files

Many of the documents on our website are in HTML format. These formats are generally accessible to people who use screen readers. We also have documents in Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF) that were tagged to be able to be read with accessibility resources.

PDF format is used to preserve the content and layout of our hard copy publications. Publications in PDF can only be viewed and printed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader™, version 4.0 or higher. You can download and get help using the Acrobat Reader at the Adobe Systems, Inc. site. The downloadable Acrobat Reader software is available at NO CHARGE from Adobe.

People using screen-reading devices generally are unable to read documents directly in PDF format, unless they have an accessibility plug-in installed on their system along with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. This plug-in is available at NO CHARGE from Adobe. Adobe also has online tools that will convert PDF files to HTML on request. To get the plug-in and latest news about Adobe’s accessibility tools and services, visit the Adobe website.

Content in languages other than English

Currently, the site is only available in English. You may translate any URL into your desired language using the following website: www.google.com/language_tools.

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