Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is committed to providing excellent service to all of our customers, including those with disabilities. To accomplish this, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium has been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user-friendly for everyone.

The guidelines have three levels of accessibility (A, AA and AAA) and we’ve chosen Level AA as the target for our website. We have invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that this website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence. We are actively working to increase accessibility and usability of our website to everyone.

Accessibility Assistance

If you have difficulty using or accessing any element of this website, please feel free to call us at (941) 388-4441 or email us at and we will work with you to provide the information through a communication method that is accessible for you, consistent with applicable law. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium strives to promote accessibility and inclusion.

We are proud of the efforts that are in-progress to ensure that our website is accessible to everyone. We view accessibility as an ongoing effort and are continually seeking solutions that will bring all areas of our website to the same level of overall web accessibility.

Receiving Additional Help

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