Website Content Accessibility Guidelines

Ensuring your organization aligns with the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is more than a checkbox for compliance; it's about actively fostering an inclusive online space. The significance of accessibility goes beyond meeting standards, it's about creating an environment where everyone, regardless of abilities, can seamlessly navigate your website or application. It's crucial to note that compliance with WCAG standards is not just a good practice; it's a legal necessity for all government and private organization public pages under the ADA or Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Navigating the landscape of accessibility standards can often feel like you are navigating a constantly evolving maze. With numerous standards and varying levels within each, the task becomes not just understanding but also implementing these changes effectively. This complexity can be overwhelming, and that's where a strategic partnership comes into play.

Here are four reasons why considering a partnership for maintaining your web content accessibility could be a wise move to make:

  1. Stay Up to Date with Evolving Standards:

The accessibility arena is in constant evolution, and keeping pace with the latest standards can be challenging. The multitude of standards and different levels within each can make understanding and implementing changes a daunting task.

  1. Save Development Time with Expert Guidance:

Implementing accessibility features like creating text/image alternatives for screen readers or ensuring color contrast for users with color impairments, is not only time-consuming but also requires a nuanced understanding. Partnering with experts can streamline these processes.

  1. Mitigate Legal Risks and Ensure Compliance:

Legal requirements under the ADA for both government and private organizations emphasize the importance of accessibility. Without proper adherence, the risk of lawsuits looms. Avoiding legal complications becomes crucial in ensuring the smooth functioning of your organization.

  1. Increase Reach with Enhanced Experience and Usability:

Beyond compliance, embracing WCAG standards enhances the user experience. It creates a digital environment that is not only accessible but also inclusive, allowing individuals of diverse abilities to navigate seamlessly to increase your audience.

Our dedicated team is ready to collaborate closely with your organization. We'll guide you through the process of determining the ideal level of compliance tailored to your unique needs. In partnership with Level Access, an assessment is conducted. Once we have the results, our team is ready to design and implement the necessary changes, bringing you up to date with the latest WCAG compliance standards. Should you have any questions or wish to explore how our WCAG service can be customized to benefit your organization, feel free to contact us here. Your journey towards a more accessible and inclusive online presence starts with a conversation!