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Accessibility Statement

Our commitment to accessibility

We want all people to have access to the information and training provided by our organization.

Website accessibility statement for wscadv.org

Statement created July 14, 2020 with the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator

WSCADV is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.

The website wscadv.org is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of wscadv.org. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers while using our site.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of wscadv.org relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript (Significant effort has been made to ensure the site works as much as possible without JavaScript.)

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of wscadv.org, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for wscadv.org:

  1. Images missing alternative text. Some images—particularly on old news and events content—may not have alternative text. We have trained site editors to write alternative text and highlight images missing alternative text to logged-in site editors. Please report issues to us so we can fix them!
  2. Heading outlines on legacy pages. Content that has not been updated recently may have heading outline errors. We have trained editors to correctly use headings and fix issues when found. Please report issues to us so we can fix them!
  3. Third-party embeds. Embedded videos and social media from external sources such as YouTube may not be fully accessible or missing alternative text because that code is outside our direct control. Please contact us about alternative means of accessing this information.

Assessment approach & other evidence

We assessed the accessibility of wscadv.org by self-evaluation. Other related evidence for wscadv.org is available here.