Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement for Congregation Bene Shalom

 

This is an accessibility statement from Congregation Bene Shalom Hebrew Association of the Deaf and Hearing .

Measures to support accessibility

Congregation Bene Shalom Hebrew Association of the Deaf and Hearing takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Congregation Bene Shalom:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.

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. Congregation Bene Shalom 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.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Congregation Bene Shalom. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Congregation Bene Shalom:

  • Phone: 734-272-2720

  • E-mail: findthecourage@icloud.com

  • Visitor Address: 4435 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60076-3222

  • Postal Address: 4435 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60076-3222

  • Facebook page @CongregationBeneShalom

We try to respond to feedback within 3 business days .

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Congregation Bene Shalom is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

Congregation Bene Shalom is not compatible with:

  • Some of the words to songs and prayers are in Hebrew

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Congregation Bene Shalom 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

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

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Congregation Bene Shalom , 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 Congregation Bene Shalom:

  1. Sometimes falling short of our goals is bound to happen: Not all audio has captionsbecause Hebrew is not translated through captions . All services on YouTube have an ASL interpreter for those that are deaf . We welcome any feedback to help make our site and congregation more accessible .

Assessment approach

Congregation Bene Shalom Hebrew Association of the Deaf and Hearing assessed the accessibility of Congregation Bene Shalom by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

Formal complaints

For those that have feedback for Congregation Bene Shalom, as to how we can be more accessible, please send an email to findthecourage@icloud.com and we will respond back to you within three business days. Maybe there is sadly nothing we can do or it is something that we overlooked and glad that you brought it to our attention. 

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Congregation Bene Shalom Hebrew Association of the Deaf and Hearing 
Kevin Werner 
Social Outreach Administrator 

Date

This statement was created on 13 October 2022 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool