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Accessibility Services

Last updated: 7/18/16

Accessibility Services

We strive to meet AA compliance for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. This site was designed and developed with accessibility in mind and making it possible for assistive technology such as screen readers to read our site. If you are struggling to access information on our site, please contact


Still have questions? Contact:
Disabilities Commission
1 City Hall Square
Room 967
Boston, MA 02201-2041
United States

Font Size

The latest versions of most web browsers allow users to control the size of text and page elements to improve readability. To increase the size of text and page elements, hold Ctrl and press + (Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS) or ⌘ and + (Mac). To decrease, hold Ctrl and press - (Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS) or ⌘ and - (Mac).

Font Size

Document Viewer


Throughout the City's website, there are links to non-web files such as PDFs, Word documents, and presentations. If you need the proper application to open them, download the software below.

Adobe Reader

Microsoft Office

Windows Media Player