Accessibility

Alliance for Children’s Rights 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.

If you use assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a screen reader, or TTY) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us.  If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the Web page, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make the page accessible for you.  Users who need accessibility assistance can also contact us by dialing 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard telephone. Friends, family, and business contacts can dial 711 for Relay calls, too. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, you can reach us by dialing one of the toll-free modality- and language-specific numbers below.

TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice

  • English: 1-800-735-2929
  • Spanish: 1-800-855-3000

Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO

  • English: 1-800-735-2922
  • Spanish: 1-800-855-3000

From or to Speech-to- Speech

  •  English & Spanish: 1-800-854-7784

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. The Alliance for Children’s Rights website 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. Re-authentication after a session expires does not cause loss of data.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Alliance for Children’s Rights website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on the Alliance for Children’s Rights site:

Phone: +1 213-368-6010
E-mail: info@kids-alliance.org
Postal address: 3333 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Alliance for Children’s Rights website is not compatible with browsers older than 3 major versions or mobile operating systems older than 5 years.

Browser accessibility information

Many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools: 

Technical specifications

Accessibility of the Alliance for Children’s Rights website 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

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

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the Alliance for Children’s Rights website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for kids-alliance.org:

  • Videos and Webinars: uploaded images may not have sign language alternatives. 
  • Archived documents and PDFs: might not work with current assistive technologies because they use outdated technologies that do not support accessibility. We convert documents to new formats upon request within 3 business days. Please contact info@kids-alliance.org for support.

Assessment approach

Alliance for Children’s Rights assessed the accessibility of the Alliance for Children’s Rights website by the following approaches:

External evaluation

Evaluation report

An evaluation report for the Alliance for Children’s Rights website is available on request, or via WAVE Web Aim.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Alliance for Children’s Rights
Communications Department
Director of Communications

Formal complaints

We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within 5 business days, and to propose a solution within 10 business days. You are entitled to escalate a complaint to the national authority, should you be dissatisfied with our response to you.

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