The Ono Academic Collage Campus works to exercise the rights of people with disabilities as part of its vision to create an inclusive society and as part of its commitment to operate according to the principle of the Equal Rights for People with Disabilities Law — 1998. Accordingly, Ono Academic Campus employees are committed to provide egalitarian services which ensures the dignity, independence and safety of visitors, students and employees with disabilities.
Ono Academic Collage has the following four campuses: Ono Campus, Or Yehuda Campus, Jerusalem Campus and Haifa Campus. All campuses are currently undergoing comprehensive accessibility modifications to meet the requirements of the Equal Rights for People with Disabilities regulations (accessibility of public places which are institutions of higher education and providers of higher education services), 2016, as well as in accordance with the needs that arise from students, employees and visitors. The following is a description of accommodations that have been implemented on the different campuses.
Campus-wide accessibility accommodations – All campuses have guiding and identifying signage that assists people with spatial orientation disability . Likewise, the Ono, Haifa, and Jerusalem campuses have installed vocal signage and a vocal guidance system. At the Ono and Jerusalem campuses – Step-hear system, and at the Haifa campus – Right-hear system.
Accessibility accommodations in study halls – Due to existing engineering restrictions in some of the study halls in the Ono Academic Campus buildings, some of which are movable structures that were built in the 1960s, arrangements are made in advance to place students with disabilities in accessible classrooms. Additional accessibility accommodations in the classrooms include acoustic classrooms equipped with environmental hearing aid systems, accessible desks for students using wheelchairs, as well as an accessible chair that could be provided temporarily by request to the Support and Accessibility Center).
Accessibility accommodations in the library – The Ono Academic Collage Campus libraries are equipped with various accessibility accommodations. These include a closed-circuit TV set, electronic texts, noise-cancelling headphones, read-aloud and magnification software, accessible copy machine and printer, hearing loop system at the service station, accessible tables and accessible chairs.
Accessibility accommodations in the administrative units – The administrative units of the Ono Academic Collage Campus (student, registration, tuition offices, etc.) are equipped with hearing loop systems at the service stations.
Accessibility accommodations in parking – All the parking lots of the Ono Academic Collage Campus have accessible parking spaces, even though the parking lots are not under the academic institution’s jurisdiction. If accessible parking is needed, one can contact the Support and Accessibility Center and we will do our best to assist.
On the basis of an application submitted three weeks in advance, it is possible to obtain information on a service, event, regulation or any other matter publicized at the Ono Academic Collage Campus in one of the following ways:
- Accessible print.
- Accessible printing
- Using language simplification.
- An Audio file.
- An Audio file using language simplification.
- A digital file in an open format.
- Human read aloud.
- Braille format.
- Translation service into sign language.
- Any reasonable accessibility accommodation requested by the service recipient with disabilities.
Students study in the Ono Academic Collage Campus are eligible for accommodations in study and examination conditions (link to the regulation on accessibility in examinations). To activate this eligibility, one must contact the Support and Accessibility Center via the Student Information Station – the “Support Center” tab.
Accessibility of the website ONO.AC.IL
The Internet today constitutes the largest database for freedom of information for all users, including users with disabilities. As such, we place great emphasis on providing people with disabilities equal access to the information displayed on the site and enabling them to have a better online experience.
We strive to ensure that the digital services will be accessible to people with disabilities, and therefore have invested significant resources to simplify the use of the site for people with disabilities.
Use of site accessibility software – “Nagish Be click”
This site is activated by the software program “Nagish Be click” – Accessibility sites software. The accessibility software enables the site to meet standard WCAG 2.0 at the AA level. The software is subject to the manufacturer’s restrictions and conditions of use. The site owners and/or someone acting on their behalf are responsible for the use and implementation on the site, including the content displayed on the site, subject to the restrictions and conditions of the software.
How does the accessibility site work?
An accessibility menu is displayed on the site. Clicking on the menu opens the accessibility buttons. Once a subject is selected from the menu, the user must wait for the page to load.
Navigating the site in accessibility mode is recommended in the most commonly used browser, Google Chrome; in other browsers there may be compatibility issues due to these browsers’ incompatibility with the standard.
What does the menu include?
- The option to navigate with the keyboard – a fully accessible component.
- Compatibility of the site for NVDA assistance technologies – a fully accessible component.
- Stopping moving elements and blocking blinking – a fully accessible component.
- Magnifying site font size to 4 different sizes.
- Changing color contrast on a dark background.
- Changing color contrast on a light background.
- Modifying the site for the color-blind.
- Changing the font to make it more readable.
- Magnifying the cursor and changing its color to black or white.
- Enlarging the display to about 200%.
- Highlighting links on the site.
- Highlighting titles on the site.
- Displaying an alternative description for pictures.
- Accessibility Statement
- Sending accessibility feedback
Despite our efforts to enable accessible navigation for all pages of the site, some site pages may be found which have not yet been made accessible, or for which the appropriate technological solution has not yet been found.
We are continuing our efforts to improve accessibility on the site, out of our belief and moral commitment to enabling use of the site for the entire population, including people with disabilities.
For any question on individual accommodations in learning and examination processes, you can contact the Support and Accessibility Center. You can contact us through the Student Information Station – the “Support Center” tab, or by email:
Kiryat Ono Campus – Iris Adato- Biran – firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Yehuda Campus – Edna Zafrir – email@example.com
Jerusalem Campus – Ravit Jacobi – firstname.lastname@example.org
Haifa Campus – Samar Zoubi – email@example.com
For any question concerning accessibility on the campus, you can contact the institutional accessibility coordinator – Michal Emanuel Shalev – in the following ways: Student Information Station – “Accessibility” tab, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone: 03-5156316.
Update date: 20/12/22