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Accessibility Statement

NOAH makes every effort to make our web site accessible to a broad audience. We work to keep our pages compliant with commonly accepted standards. Bobby AAA rating and the US Section 508 rating for accessibility includes requirements that are subjective. We have done our best to comply. Please direct questions, suggestions and comments to

Access keys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key.All pages on this site define the following access keys:
Access key 1
Home page
Access key 2
Top of page
Access key 3
Albinism On-Line Community
Access key 4
Albinism Information
Access key 9
Access key 0
Accessibility statement

Standards compliance

  1. All pages on this site are Bobby AAA approved, complying with all priority 1, 2, and 3 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
  2. All pages on this site are Section 508 approved, complying with all of the U.S. Federal Government Section 508 Guidelines.
  3. All pages on this site use structured semantic markup. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles. For example, on this page, JAWS users can skip to the next section within the accessibility statement by pressing ALT+INSERT+2.


  1. Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target (such as the headline of an article).
  2. Links are written to make sense out of context.
  3. Navigation is placed after the main content.


  1. All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT tags. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT tags.
  2. Complex images include LONGDESC tags or inline descriptions to explain the significance of each image to non-visual readers.

Design Issues

  1. This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.
  2. This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers. Due to limitations of Netscape 4, paragraph text in Netscape 4 is set to 14 pt.
  3. The site uses relative window sizes, and each page is designed to adjust correctly to large window sizes.
  4. If your browser or browsing device does not support style sheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
  5. Acronyms have been defined where applicable. Depending on the browser, pointing the mouse at an acronym will give a visual "tool tip". The acronym definitions can be read by most non-visual browsers.
  6. Tables have a summary and table headers whenever the table gives visual information. When the table is used for formatting purposes, a "null" summary is included so non-visual browsers will ignore it.


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The National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
PO Box 959, East Hampstead, NH 03826-0959
Phone: 800 473-2310 (US and Canada) Phone: 603 887-2310 Fax: 800-648-2310

If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail us at

NOAH is a volunteer organization for persons and families involved with the condition of albinism. It does not diagnose, treat, or provide genetic counseling. It is involved in self-help, while trying to promote research and education.

Bobby WorldWide Approved AAA   Bobby WorldWide Approved 508 
This page meets the Bobby AAA (highest) accessibility rating and the US Section 508 requirements for accessibility. Read the Accessibility Statement for details.



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