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Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency is committed to ensuring website accessibility for people with disabilities.

We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and striving to meet all relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of MVCAA:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

Conformance status

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. MVCAA is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level A. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of MVCAA and our website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on the MVCAA website:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The MVCAA website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • MVCAA strives to be as compatible as we can with assistive technologies. A full list of compatible technologies will be posted here soon.

The MVCAA website is not compatible with:

  • browsers older than 3 major versions or mobile operating systems older than 5 years

Technical specifications

Accessibility of the MVCAA website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the MVCAA website, 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 the MVCAA website:

  1. Distinguishable content of some design elements: Uploaded images may not have text alternatives because we cannot ensure the quality of contributions. We monitor user comments and typically repair issues within 2 business days. Please use the ‘Contact Us’ link if you encounter an issue.

Assessment approach

Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency assessed the accessibility of the MVCAA website by the following approaches:

  • External evaluation
  • Continuous internal evaluation

This statement was created on 20 May 2021

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