All of the course materials at Hadley are already adapted, and everyone wants you to succeed.
— Michael, MI, 2011

The Hadley School for the Blind Office Building in Winnetka, IL.
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Our Commitment

The Hadley School for the Blind is committed to ensuring its web site and content are accessible for as broad a user base as possible. The Hadley Web site complies with best practices and standards as defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) of the World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C WAI).

To learn more about Hadley's web site and features, please visit: is monitored and evaluated regularly by internal accessibility specialists to identify any usability issues as well as discover new solutions to further improve the accessibility of our site. As we continue to improve our Web site, we will reflect any changes here within our accessibility statement, so you will know the progress we are making. We value your opinions. Please send any comments or questions to:

Adjust Web Site Text Size

Using your specific Internet browser settings, you can customize the text size for all Web sites you visit. If you are using Internet Explorer 7.0/8.0 or Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher, simply pressing the plus (+) key will increase the font size. Pressing the minus (-) key will decrease the text size.

To access the text size feature from the browser's menus:

Other browsers also may have similar options available. Please consult your browser's Help menu for specific instructions.

Technical Accessibility Features

To ensure accessibility, Hadley implements programming following published Web standards and accessibility guidelines. The site is developed using valid XHTML and cascading style sheets (CSS). The site content is separated from presentational elements, enabling access to any visitors that use technologies such as a screen reader or text only browsers.

Current accessibility features of include:

Download Plug-in

Some of the links on this Web site require a plug-in to view, which is available below.