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Heterodox Academy

Accessibility
Statement

Last updated: August 21, 2023

At Heterodox Academy, we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying relevant accessibility standards.

Accessibility on Our Website

We strive to make our website accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. We have taken steps to ensure that our website is in compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and we are dedicated to adhering to them.

Ongoing Efforts

  • We are actively working to improve the accessibility and usability of our website. In doing so, we are committed to the following:
  • Regularly reviewing and updating our website to maintain compliance with evolving accessibility standards.
  • Providing accessibility training for our staff to ensure they understand and implement best practices.
  • Conducting regular accessibility assessments and audits to identify and address areas for improvement.

Accessibility Features

Here are some of the steps we have taken to ensure accessibility on our website:
  1. Text Alternatives: When possible, we provide alternative text descriptions for all meaningful images to ensure they are accessible to screen readers.
  2. Keyboard Navigation: Our website can be navigated using a keyboard, ensuring users who cannot use a mouse can still access all content. (Arrow Navigation, Tab (forward) & Shift + Tab (backward) for link navigation, Enter for link clicks, etc.)
  3. Color Contrast: We have chosen color combinations that meet or exceed the recommended contrast ratios, making the content readable for users with low vision.
  4. Responsive Design: Our website is designed to be responsive and compatible with various screen sizes and devices.
  5. Clear Structure: We use appropriate headings, lists, and other formatting techniques to ensure a clear and logical structure for our content.
  6. Accessible Forms: Our forms are designed to be navigable and usable by screen readers, and they include clear instructions and labels.
  7. Videos and Multimedia: Wherever possible, we provide captions and transcripts for videos and other multimedia content.

Feedback and Assistance

We value your feedback on the accessibility of our website. If you encounter any accessibility barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us at admin@heterodoxacademy.org. We are committed to addressing your concerns and to making all reasonable efforts to enhance the accessibility of our website.

Third-Party Content

While we strive to ensure accessibility on our website, there might be some content provided by third parties that could present accessibility challenges. We are actively working to ensure that such content meets the same accessibility standards.

Accessibility Compliance

This accessibility statement applies to our website, www.heterodoxacademy.org We are dedicated to meeting the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other relevant accessibility regulations. This statement will be reviewed and updated periodically to reflect our ongoing commitment to accessibility.Contact InformationIf you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of our website, please contact us at admin@heterodoxacademy.org.
We are committed to providing an accessible experience for all users and will do our best to address any concerns promptly. Thank you for visiting our website.

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