Breaking Barriers: The Power of Accessibility Audits in Nonprofit Digital Strategies
In today’s world where digital technology continuously advances and reshapes how we interact, accessibility audits have become essential tools for nonprofits that wish to create inclusive user experiences.
Accessibility audits are comprehensive assessments that are used to evaluate the inclusivity and usability of digital products, websites, or services for individuals with diverse abilities.
These audits involve a thorough examination of design elements, content, and functionality to ensure they adhere to accessibility standards and guidelines, such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
At Charity Dynamics, we take a strategic approach to accessibility audits. We believe that the unique challenges and goals of nonprofit organizations require customized solutions. By aligning our audits with the missions of our partners, we provide recommendations that enhance accessibility and contribute to achieving your organization’s goals.
Inclusivity is central to our process. Our audits go beyond basic accessibility requirements, incorporating universal design principles to ensure digital experiences are usable by people of all abilities. This approach not only promotes an equitable online environment but also paves the way for a diverse online community.
- A combination of automated and manual code inspections which highlight issues like missing alt text, color contrast problems, and keyboard navigation challenges.
- Walkthroughs using screen readers and assistive technology to simulate what people with various abilities will experience when using your website.