Accessibility at Lead Bank Community Bank





Accessibility at Lead Bank

Lead Bank is committed to equitably serving all communities, including those with disabilities, and providing a website that is digitally inclusive and designed to make banking simpler and more efficient for everyone.

Our commitment is woven into the fabric of our mission, values and culture so that all people have access to financially succeed.

 




The Path to Accessibility at Lead Bank

Lead Bank is committed to equitably serving all communities, including those with disabilities, and providing a website that is digitally inclusive and designed to make banking simpler and more efficient for everyone. 

 

Research & Insights

Lead Bank lorem ipsum consultant to guide the process of website accessibility enhancement.

ADA consultants

We engaged an accessibility consultant to guide the process of achieving a more accessible website.

Improvements

We implemented suggested website accessibility enhancements, including a “skip to main content” link on each page and ensuring the website can be navigated with a keyboard.

Testing & Feedback

We test our website on a periodic basis with assistive technology such as screen readers and screen magnifiers. We solicit your feedback on how to improve the accessibility of the website.

W3C standard

We conform the accessibility of our website to the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 AA) as recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as our website accessibility standard.

Disabilities Act

Follow and strive to provide digital services in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.




Optimizing your accessible website experience

We want our website to allow people with disabilities to have a full and equal opportunity to benefit from Lead Bank’s products, services, and facilities. Consequently, Lead Bank takes the necessary steps to ensure that individuals with disabilities are not excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently because of their disability.

Recommended screen reader applications
for customers with vision disabilities

quick-to-open
JAWS
VoiceOver
NVDA
talk-back
Android
TalkBack
iPhone/iPad
Voice-Over



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Business banking

Web accessibility depends on several components working together, including web technologies, web browsers and other user agents, authoring tools, and websites. Simple steps, such as changing settings in a browser, can help you evaluate some aspects of accessibility.

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Personal banking

On pages with repetitive content there will be skip to links to take you to specific sections.

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Specialty lending

We structure complex content with headings. Skim content or jump to a specific topic through heading navigation. We've structured our Web pages so that each topic is set off with a heading. The heading structure provides the user the ability to navigate from heading to heading using a screen reader in order to navigate our content.

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Opportunities

Use browser and device settings to resize content for optimal reading. Users can control the font size of each page within the user internet browser. Our pages are designed such that the font will resize without significantly changing the layout of the page.





Browser Compatibility

This site has been tested to be fully accessible no matter the device you are using: desktop or laptop PC, desktop or laptop Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android. To take advantage of best experience, we recommend use of the latest version of one of the following modern, major browsers:

Chrome
Chrome

safari
Safari

Firefox
Firefox

edge
Microsoft
Edge

IE
Internet
Explorer






Assistive technology application usage tips

You can improve your online experience by exploring these features and settings available in various assistive technology applications.

  • Enable settings to automatically read symbols: plus, minus (may be pronounced "dash"), asterisk (may be pronounced "star"), forward slash, percent sign (%), caret (^), equal sign, parentheses, the less-than symbol (<) greater-than symbol (>)
  • Enable settings to automatically read special characters: at sign (@), number sign (#), dollar sign ($), ampersand (&), apostrophe, quotation marks, backslash, bar (|), underline, braces({}), brackets ([]) and words with tilde or grave accented characters.
  • Enable settings to read tooltips if it’s required by your screen reading application. This additional information can be very beneficial for comprehending and interacting with the content on many pages.
  • Enable your screen reader to read browser status information:  Links may contain additional information on the status line in the bottom left of your browser window. Consider using your screen reader application's hot keys to read this information when you’re focused on a link.

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