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Declaration of accessibility

Design Museum Holon (DMH) set as its goal the facilitation of full accessibility to its website and content for the general population, including people with disabilities. Design Museum Holon believes in equality and equal opportunity to maximize the use of website contents, which is why it works to promote the accessibility of Israeli websites, adapting them to suit the entire population in Israel, in compliance with the Equal Rights for People with Disabilities Act and its regulations. Further to making the websites accessible, the company team is currently undergoing training in accessible service provision.

 

Making the website accessible

Website accessibility is carried out pursuant to the Israel Standard (IS) 5568 and the directives International Standard, making them W3C level AA compliant.

 

How does website accessibility operate?

Clicking on the Accessibility button located at the upper left corner of the www.dmh.org.il website opens up a menu which scrolls down for a choice of types of accessibility. After choosing and clicking on the desired mode, the website beings loading with the accessibility features. These features may be turned off by clicking on Cancel accessibility which also appears on the Menu.

 

The main adaptations:

Colors – change in color contrast based on dark and/or light background. Colors suited to colorblind users.

Keyboard – option provided for keyboard navigation

Website content:

-Accessibility of the photographs

-Accessibility of the menus

-Enlarging the font, with options for different sizes

-Accessibility of assistance technologies

-Declaration of Accessibility

 

Feedback from website visitors:

The staff of the Design Museum Holon strives to provide the best possible service to its visitors. Nevertheless, in the event that the visitor encounters a limitation that disrupts or blocks accessibility, we would very much like to hear about it.

Please let us know through the Contact us form.

Purchasing takes place through the Iframe window which shows the TopTix ordering system. This is a third-party ticketing system which is not completely accessible. We are at your service to assist in ordering by telephone, 03-502-1555.

*The website was tested on an NVDA type screen reader, suitable for visiting through commonly used browsers (Chrome, Mozilla, Edge)

 

Accessibility in the Museum:

Adaptations for physical accessibility throughout the Museum have been completed, with service accessibility adjustments in advanced stages of completion.

–   Accessible parking spots for standard cars and tall vehicles have been completed

–   Accessible pathways through the areas under development, from the street and car park, have been repaired

–   Accessible elevator has been installed with a Type 2 cabin, size 140 X 110

–   Accessible toilet stall has been installed

–   Caution and directional signage has been installed

–   Assistive listening directional system has been installed

–   Employees are undergoing training on the issue of accessibility, and protocols are in place for service provision

–   Guide dogs are welcome, with a protocol for a suitable seating area

 

An accessibility route is in place

The installation of an assistive listening system for the hearing impaired will soon be completed.

A sign-language translator may be booked with at least 3 weeks’ notice.

 

Accessibility coordinator:

Orly Ventura | +972-3-502-1303 | event@mhc.org.il