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Accessibility Statement for Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry

The International Museum of the Horse is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

International Museum of the Horse takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of the Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry:

  • Include accessibility as part of our vision statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Provide accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

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. Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry 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.

Additional accessibility considerations

Although our goal is WCAG 2.1 Level AA conformance, we have also applied some Level AAA Success Criteria: 

  • Images of text are only used for decorative purposes.

  • Timing is not an essential part of the event or activity presented by the content, except for non-interactive synchronized media and real-time events.

  • Web pages do not contain anything that flashes more than three times in any one second period.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry:

  • Phone: (859) 259-4229
  • E-mail: ChronicleInfo@ky.gov
  • Visitor address: 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511

We try to respond to feedback within 1-2 weeks.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry 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

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

Assessment approach

International Museum of the Horse assessed the accessibility of Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry by the following approach: a formal quality assurance process throughout the design and development process conducted by a third-party developer.

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