ASHM is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for all users, including those with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.
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. ASHM taken measures to maintain compliance at 2.1 AA level.
We have enhanced our website’s user-friendliness and accessibility by adding the following features:
- Alternative text: We’ve provided alternative text descriptions for all images across our website. This ensures that users with visual impairments can comprehend the content even when images are not visible.
- Keyboard navigation: Our website has been designed to support full keyboard navigation. This feature enables users with mobility or dexterity impairments to easily navigate the website with ease without relying on a mouse.
- High contrast: To improve readability for individuals with visual impairments, we’ve introduced a high contrast mode. This option enhances the visibility of content and makes it more accessible.
- Captions and transcripts: We have incorporated captions and transcripts for audio & video content on our website to provide an equivalent experience for users who are deaf or hard of hearing.
We are continuously trying to improve the accessibility of our website and welcome your feedback. If you have any questions or comments about the accessibility of our website or require any assistance, please complete our feedback form. We aim to provide a positive and accessible experience for all users.