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Accesibility Statement

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) website content posted since May 2018 meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 at Level AA. Older content meets earlier versions of WCAG. Parts of the content meets Level AAA.

Measures To Support Accessibility
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of this website:

  • Include accessibility as a requirement for all web content. Content must meet WCAG 2.1 AA, and should meet AAA as feasible.
  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
  • Ensure content authors have accessibility knowledge and skills.
  • Include accessibility as part of our mission.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Usability test with participants with disabilities.

Conformance Status
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standard defines requirements to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. “Fully conforms” means that the content meets all of the WCAG requirements at the specified Level without exceptions.

This website content posted since May 2018 fully conforms to WCAG 2.1 Level AA. It partially conforms to Level AAA. Older content conforms to earlier versions of WCAG, for example, WCAG 2.0. Most of the older content is archived and will not be updated.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of our website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers by contacting us directly.

Compatibility With Browsers And Assistive Technology
Our website is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers. In Internet Explorer 10 and in older browsers, some aspects of the website may not display optimally. The website is not designed for Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.

Technical Specifications
This website relies upon the following technologies for conformance with WCAG 2.1:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SVG

The following technologies are used to improve accessibility and the user experience for everyone:

  • JavaScript

Limitations And Alternatives
Currently access to YouTube may be required to view videos on this website (if applicable). Contact us directly to provide input on resources and documents in development.

Assessment Approach
Our company assessed the accessibility of this website by self-evaluation.