Website Accessibility

If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the web address of the requested material, and your contact information. Users who need accessibility assistance can also contact us by phone through the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/Voice communication.

Accessibility Design Guidelines

Our website has been designed with the following accessibility guidelines in mind:

  • We work to comply with Section 508 as well as 2.0 A and AA referring to website accessibility standards.
  • If you have difficulty accessing the site or have any comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us. Any issue with accessibility will be corrected.

Browser Accessibility Information

Many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools.

Additional Plug-ins

Adobe Reader is required to view and print PDF documents that appear on this website.

Adobe Flash is required to view certain videos that appear on this website.

Browsealoud Assistive Software



Hanover County utilizes the Browsealoud assistive technology that allows the following features on our website:

  • Text-to-speech with choice of reading speeds and highlighters to enhance reading comprehension
  • Translate web pages into 99 languages; speak translated text aloud in 40 languages
  • On-screen text magnifier helps users with visual impairments
  • MP3 generator converts text to audio files for offline listening
  • Screen mask blocks on-screen clutter, letting readers focus on text being read
  • Web page simplifier removes ads and other distracting content for easier reading
  • Custom settings that are built in to suit individual user needs and preferences
The Browsealoud icon appears on our homepage and internal pages in the header. For more information on browsers supported by Browsealoud, please visit their website.


Supported Assistive Technology

  • Latest Version of JAWS for Windows
  • Latest Version of NVDA for Windows
  • Latest Version of VoiceOver for Mac OS X
  • Keyboard-Only Navigation