Notice of Accessibility
Our organization is committed to facilitating the accessibility of our website(s) and digital offerings by identifying, removing, and preventing barriers that may interfere with the ability to obtain the products and services offered. Our goal is to make our website(s) accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and endeavor to conform to level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines establish a single shared standard for web content accessibility to address the needs of individuals, organizations, and governments worldwide.
Scope & Plan
We have taken important steps to improve accessibility on our site(s) and commit to learning and testing as we work toward conformance with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines. Our strategy and progression toward fulfillment of our conformance goals include the following:
- Accessibility Team: Our organization has established a team of professionals dedicated to developing and implementing an accessibility plan that will leverage the skills and know-how of its members. The team is responsible for formulating and deploying the strategy, overseeing its progress, and instituting new coding standards.
- Audit & Review: Our Accessibility Team will audit and review our existing websites to identify areas for improvement and begin reparations in Q1 2017. Our team will collaborate with industry experts and outside consultants to validate our solutions.
- Remediation and Implementation: Our team will create a set of universal coding standards and practices in conformance with WCAG 2.0 and apply them to the design and building of existing and future websites we may launch.
Helpful LinksAccessibility references:
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)
U.S. Federal Government Section 508 accessibility guidelines