Accessibility Statement for the UWLS Website

The United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties 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.


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 UWLS Website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


Additional accessibility considerations

ADA Section 508


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the UWLS Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on the UWLS Website:

We try to respond to feedback quickly.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The UWLS Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Recent versions of modern web browsers.


Technical specifications

Accessibility of the UWLS 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
  • 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 UWLS 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 the UWLS Website:

  1. Contrast ratios for content embedded from third party websites may not meet WCAG contrast requirements.
  2. Videos embedded from third party websites may not have captions available.


Assessment approach

United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties assesses the accessibility of the UWLS Website by the following approaches:

  • External evaluation


Formal complaints

Please email the office or complete the form below to inform us about any accessibility issues you experience while browsing our website so that we may review and address your findings.

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