The Government of South Australia Health Provides Accessible Health Information Online

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The Government of South Australia Health provide thousands of people with a positive user experience on their website, with the support of accessibility and language options.

6% of the population in South Australia have a disability and require help in their day-to day lives, this includes when using digital technology to access vital online health information.

The Government of South Australia, SA Health, is committed to protecting and improving the lives of all citizens by providing leadership in health reform, public health services, health, and medical research, policy development, and planning.

To fulfil SA Health’s commitment to providing equal access to all health resources and services, they provide a suite of customisable options through the Recite Me toolbar to support those who have disabilities, learning difficulties, visually impairments or speak English as a second language.

Assistive technology on the SA Health website provides visitors with support features such as text to speech functionality, fully customisable styling, reading aids and a translation tool with over 100 languages, including 35 text-to-speech voices and many other features.

Residents of South Australia can customise their online experience to suit their own specific needs by clicking the “Accessibility” button at the top of the SA Health website.

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