Accessibility Statement

NOTE: This is an unofficial draft.

At Women’s Healthcare of Illinois, we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people of all abilities. We strive to provide a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA.

Accessibility Features

Text alternatives
We aim to provide text alternatives for all non-text content on our website, including images, videos, and other multimedia elements.

Keyboard navigation
Our website is designed to be navigable using keyboard-only commands, allowing users who rely on assistive technology or have limited dexterity to access the content easily.

Clear and readable content
We prioritize legible and easy-to-understand content, utilizing clear headings, sufficient color contrast, and readable fonts.

Descriptive links
We strive to use descriptive and meaningful hyperlinks that make sense when read out of context, enabling users to understand where the link will lead them.

Consistent navigation
Our website features a consistent and intuitive navigation structure to help users easily find and access information.

Compatibility with assistive technology
We aim to ensure compatibility with assistive technologies, such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, and speech recognition software.

Resizable text
Users have the ability to adjust the text size to their preference using browser settings.

Ongoing Efforts

Regular accessibility audits
We conduct regular accessibility audits of our website to identify and address any accessibility issues.

Staff training
Our team members receive training on web accessibility best practices and techniques to ensure the content we create and publish is accessible.

Collaboration with experts
We work with accessibility experts to review and enhance the accessibility of our website.

User feedback
We welcome feedback from users regarding any accessibility barriers they may encounter. This feedback helps us identify areas for improvement and prioritize accessibility enhancements.

Third-Party Content
While we strive to ensure the accessibility of our website, it is possible that some third-party content or integrations may not be fully accessible. We encourage users to contact us with any accessibility concerns related to third-party content, and we will make every effort to address these concerns within our control.

Contact Us
We are dedicated to making our website accessible to everyone. If you have any questions, suggestions, or encounter any accessibility barriers while using our website, please contact us. Your feedback is important to us as we continue to improve the accessibility of Women’s Healthcare of Illinois.

Last updated: June 21, 2023