Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

Jan 2021 - Jun 2021

Academic Impressions is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. Therefore we have reached out to Kaffeinated Kodemonkey for their Web Accessibility experties. Kaffeinated Kodemonkey is committed to helping websites meet the WCAG and 509 requirements and become ADA compliant.

Please note that this is an ongoing procecss and by partning with Kaffeinated Kodemonkey we have a team of experts on our side to help us stay on top of the ever changeing enviroment from code to compliance requirments.

Our goal is to meet the Level AA standard putforth by the WCAG, however in some areas it may not be possible do to platform limitation or third party applications. In these cases we will make a notation on our Accessibility Report.

Measures to support accessibility

Academic Impressions takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of the website:

  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.
  • Hired an Accessibility Specialist to help ensure we are meeting the WCAG and 503 criteria

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

The Accessibility Certification associated with this site confirms that it has gone through a full site ADA Compliance audit and that our team is working to resolve all issues to the best of our ability with advice from our Accessibility Expert.

Our goal is to meet Level AA standard put forth by the WCAG, however in some areas it may not be possible do to platform limitation or third party applications. In these cases we will make a notation on our Accessibility Report.

As a result, content of this site have been made more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitive and combinations thereof.

Our Accessibility Expert runs a full site audit every six (6) months to help us remain in complians as our code changes and the WCAG standards improve over time.

Technical specifications and Assessment Approach

Accessibility of Academic Impressions 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
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Our Accessibility Expert will rely upon thes technologies for conformance with current WCAG accessibility standards when prefoming a site audit.

Site audit methods:

  • Evaluation via automatied script validationg the code structure of the site meets the criteria
  • Manual Evaluation via assistive technologies: Keyboard only, browserer tools, and NVDA screen reader

Audit report

The result of the evaluation can be found on our Accessibility Report.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on our accessibility efforts. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on our site and we will do our best to resovel them:

E-mail: kevin@academicimpressions.com

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Academic Impressions
Kevin Kientz
Chief Financial Officer