At Basketful we believe we have a powerful role in ensuring technology helps bridge the divide for people with disabilities. Providing increased access to technologies that meet the needs of persons with disabilities lays the foundation for inclusive cultures and communities that enable all to thrive.
To support this belief, we strive to make Basketful experiences as accessible as possible to people of all levels of ability. As our guide we use the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. Our goal is for Basketful to meet Level AA standards, WCAG’s recommended level of conformance for entire sites.
We consider the WCAG 2.1 Level AA guidelines as we build our platform and experiences. With this guidance in mind, we:
- Design site templates with an emphasis on color contrast, logical heading order, and configurable repeated elements.
- Code the templates to ensure pages are usable by a variety of input and output devices, such as keyboard navigation and screen readers.
- Ensure that all non-textual elements have a text equivalent (such as “alt text” for images or transcripts for videos).
- We use design time tools to help raise our awareness of potential accessibility issues.
- We regularly monitor our experiences to help ensure that accessibility will be maintained as guidelines change and technology evolves. We strive to meet Level AA conformance in our digital experiences, while recognizing that some pages may have occasional accessibility errors. If you see any errors, or have other suggestions on how we can further improve the accessibility of our site, please contact us at hello@Basketful.co.
In addition to building new capabilities with accessibility in mind, we look to embed accessibility forethought into the workplace that removes barriers for persons with disabilities—both hidden and visible, so they can succeed.
At Basketful, we work to empower persons with disabilities every day.