Accessibility Statement for dcmp.org
This is an accessibility statement from The Described and Captioned Media Program.
Measures to support accessibility
The described and Captioned Media Program takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of dcmp.org:
- Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
- Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
- Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
- Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
- Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
- Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.
- Include people with disabilities in our design, integration, and testing processes.
- Include people with disabilities in production and/or quality control of audio description, captioning, and American Sign Language.
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. dcmp.org is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.
Additional accessibility considerations
Although our goal is WCAG 2.1 Level AA conformance, some videos in our library include American Sign Language, audio description, and captions, which meet Level AAA.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of dcmp.org. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on dcmp.org:
- Phone: 864-585-1778
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Postal Adddress: 1447 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29307
- Twitter: @dcmptweets
We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.
Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
dcmp.org is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
- Safari 16+ with Voiceover on MacOS 11+
- Chrome 113+ with Voiceover on MacOS 11+
- Chrome 113+ with JAWS on Windows 8+
- Microsoft Edge 106+ with JAWS on Windows 8+
- Safari on iOS 15+
- Chrome on iOS 15+
dcmp.org is not compatible with:
- Browsers older than 2 major versions.
- Mobile operating systems older than 3 years.
Accessibility of dcmp.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:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
Limitations and alternatives
Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of dcmp.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 dcmp.org:
- User-submitted content may not be fully accessibile: User uploaded images may not have text alternatives because we cannot ensure the quality of contributions from users.
The Described and Captioned Media Program assessed the accessibility of dcmp.org by the following approaches:
- The DCMP website is developed using an extensive design system, or "pattern library" that is first tested in isolation, again during integration, and again after integration.
- The DCMP pattern library is continually updated with new designs that are tested for accessibility.
Please email any complaints to firstname.lastname@example.org
This accessibility statement is approved by:
The Described and Captioned Media Program
Chief Technology Officer
This statement was created on October 1st, 2023