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Smack Happy Design Accessibility Statement
Updated: April 21, 2022
Smackhappydesign.com (smackhappy.com) strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. Smackhappy.com has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort, and independence.
Measures to Support Accessibility
Smack Happy Design takes the following measures to ensure the accessibility of smackhappy.com:
- Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
- Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
- Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
- Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
- Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
- Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
- Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.
- Include people with disabilities in our design personas
- Include people with disabilities on our team
- We do have a project manager who can communicate via American Sign Language via remote video call.
Other languages available:
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) define 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. Smackhappy.com is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
Smackhappy.com continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible, and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.
Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on Smackhappy.com fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution or a solution is in progress.
Accessibility of Smackhappy.com relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
Smack Happy Design assessed the accessibility of Smackhappy.com by the following approaches:
- External evaluation from Scalesology.com
Here For You
If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on Smackhappy.com or require assistance with any part of our site, please contact us during normal business hours as detailed below and we will be happy to assist.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Smackhappy.com. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Smackhappy.com:
Phone: (415) 814-5885
Contact page: Contact
We try to respond to feedback within 1-2 business days.
Interested in Accessibility Services?
We offer accessibility auditing and update services. We can provide you with a free homepage audit to get you started or you may choose to purchase one of our more comprehensive audits.
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