Accessibility Statement for YAP Buffalo website

This is an accessibility statement from Young Adult Professionals (YAP) Buffalo.

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. YAP Buffalo 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

Images of text are only used for decorative purposes.
Color contrast is given careful consideration.
All videos embedded or linked will have captions.
All images will have titles, alt tags, and descriptions.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of YAP Buffalo website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on YAP Buffalo website:

  • Phone: (716) 836-6444
  • E-mail:
  • Postal Address: 1317 Eggert Road, Amherst NY 14226

We try to respond to feedback within 4 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

YAP Buffalo website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Apple and PC OS, Safari, Chrome, Firefox and others, most known assistive technology as of April 2023

YAP Buffalo website is not compatible with:

  • browsers and OS older than 1 major version

Technical specifications

Accessibility of YAP Buffalo 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 YAP Buffalo 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 YAP Buffalo website:

  1. Event Calendar & Community Events Calendar: Some images may not include alternate descriptions or may use text as image because we allow community members and others outside the YAP management team to add calendar event content and therefore do not have complete control over each image and/or event content added to our site. We monitor events and images and typically correct issues with any content and images added by others within a few days. Please let us know right away if you encounter any barriers or notice any inaccessible content before we do.

Assessment approach

Young Adult Professionals (YAP) Buffalo assessed the accessibility of YAP Buffalo website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

This statement was created on 28 April 2023 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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