Sepsis Alliance Website Navigation & Accessibility

Sepsis Alliance wants the tools and information on its website to be accessible to everyone – regardless of their preferred reading language or any disability they may have. Sepsis Alliance works with UserWay to provide website accessibility services for people with disabilities and diverse language needs. Learn more about UserWay using the link below.

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

UserWay‘s accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the bottom right corner of every website page. After opening the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for it to load in its entirety.

Click to View Website Accessibility Features

Language Translator: UserWay supports over 30 different languages to display website content in each user’s preferred language.  

Screen Reader: UserWay’s industry-leading screen reader speaks aloud all page content without needing to install an external screen reader 

Contrast + : Invert the colors of our site or switches between light and dark contrast modes. 

Smart Contrast: Ensures that all site colors are fully ADA-compliant, resulting in higher visibility for the content. 

Highlight Links: Emphasizes links, buttons, and other interactive elements in clear, high-contrast colors that are easy to identify. Highlights clickable items for easier site usability, navigation, and overall accessibility. 

Bigger Text: Cycles on-screen text through four different levels of size increases. Makes every part of the site instantly more readable. 

Text Spacing: Modifies text and line spacing for improved readability for dyslexic and visually impaired users. Offers three degrees of adjustments for a personalized and more accessible reading experience. 

Pause Animations: Pauses content that moves or auto-updates that is considered an accessibility barrier. Stops animations, blinking, and flashing content that distracts and may trigger seizures. 

Dyslexia Friendly: UserWay’s Dyslexia Friendly Font enhances readability for those with dyslexia and provides an easier and more fluid reading experience that is tailored to site visitors with dyslexia. 

Cursor: Increases the standard cursor size by 400% to ensure the pointer always remains in sight. Allows for faster and more accessible navigation through hyperlinks, tabs, and form elements. 

Tooltips: Shows alternative text and ARIA labels for on-screen elements with a simple mouse hover. Tooltips are prominent, high contrast, and easy to read for low-vision users with accessibility needs. 

Page Structure: Quickly reveal page headings, landmarks, and links in a clear, structured, easily navigable, and accessible manner. Helps both disabled and non-disabled users find the content they want, faster. 

Line Height: Increase line height to ensure more comfortable spacing for all on-site text. 

Dictionary: Gives users access to dictionary lookups without needing to leave the website. Essential for those with cognitive disabilities, non-native English speakers, and more. 

Saturation: Set the intensity of colors on a site to high, low, or grayscale. 

Website Navigation Videos

Using Faces of Sepsis™

Using the “Education” Section

Navigating Sepsis Alliance Connect

Using the “Get Involved” Section

Using the “Sepsis Basics” Section