Science and Literacy is committed to providing a website that is accessible to all users, regardless of their abilities or disabilities. We aim to adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA standards to ensure that our website is user-friendly and can be used effectively by everyone.
2. Accessible Features
We have implemented the following features to make our website more accessible:
- Alternative Text: We provide alternative text for all meaningful images and graphics, allowing users with screen readers to understand the content.
- Keyboard Navigation: Our website is designed to be navigable using only a keyboard, ensuring that individuals who cannot use a mouse can easily access our content.
- Readable Text: We use legible and scalable fonts with sufficient contrast to make content easy to read.
- Semantic HTML: We use proper HTML markup and structure to enhance the compatibility of our website with assistive technologies.
- Video Subtitles: Whenever possible, we provide subtitles or captions for videos to make multimedia content accessible to users who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Forms and Controls: We have designed our forms and interactive elements to be accessible, with proper labels and focus indicators.
- Responsive Design: Our website is responsive and adapts to different screen sizes and devices, ensuring a consistent experience for all users.
3. Ongoing Accessibility Efforts
Science and Literacy is committed to continuously improving the accessibility of our website. We regularly review our content and functionality to identify and address accessibility issues. Our team is trained in accessibility best practices to ensure that our website remains inclusive.
4. Contact Us
If you encounter any accessibility barriers on our website or have suggestions for improvement, please let us know. Your feedback is valuable in helping us enhance the user experience for everyone.
- Email: simonascienceandliteracy(at)gmail.com
5. Accessibility Tools
There are several tools and technologies available to assist users with disabilities in accessing the web. Below are some recommendations:
- Screen Readers: Users with visual impairments may benefit from screen reader software such as JAWS, NVDA, or VoiceOver.
- Keyboard Shortcuts: Keyboard shortcuts can make navigation easier for users who cannot use a mouse.
- Browser Extensions: Various browser extensions are available to improve accessibility, such as “Read Aloud” text-to-speech extensions.
6. External Links
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Science and Literacy. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us using the information provided above.
8. Date of Publication
This accessibility statement was last updated on September 19, 2023.