Your Website Needs to be More than a Pretty Face
It needs to be:
Accessible to EVERYONE, including persons with disabilities.
Anything less can be a costly mistake.
Sumner M. Davenport & Associates, LLC is a team of professionals and specialists working together to deliver Web Accessibility and Inclusive design solutions.
Our team designs and creates Accessible websites. We also manually test and remediate sites for Accessibility. We do not use short-cuts, or overlays, or rely on automated tools to do our work for us or fake the results. Our passion is to educate businesses on the value of Accessibility and to teach web designers how to create and correctly remediate sites for their clients.
This website is used for education and testing purposes, so it’s information and functions may change from time to time. You can always contact us through our phone number: 800-569-8279
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Work with our team to Design, Create, Test or Remediate your Current Website.
Separate Yourself from the crowd with an Inclusive, Accessible Website.
One goal of your website is for people to be able to find it and access the information you want them to know about you. The more people who visit your website, the more potential for you to gain new clients and new referrals.
Many designers create websites designed with barriers that prevent people with disabilities from accessing them. By preventing disabled persons from accessing your website, you are missing out on a large segment of the population who can hire you, buy from you and refer to you. We don’t fake results or worsen access by using an overlay (external link to facts sheet)
Web accessibility also benefits people without disabilities, for example:
people using mobile phones, smart watches and other devices with small screens, different input modes, etc.
older people with changing abilities as they age,
people with “temporary disabilities” such as a broken arm or lost glasses,
people with “situational limitations” such as in bright sunlight or where the reflection on the screen makes it difficult to see or in an environment where they cannot listen to audio such as a noisy coffee shop or at work,
people using a slow Internet connection, or who have limited or expensive bandwidth.
We integrate accessibility into every area of your website to provide equal access and equal opportunity to this many times overlooked population.
IS YOUR WEBSITE ACCESSIBLE?
Find out with a FREE Accessibility Audit.
Use our Contact Form or call 800-569-8279
With the updates and changes in online privacy laws, Web Accessibility, International, Federal, State and local industry rules, it has become essential to make sure your website is compliant.
If your web person or marketing company is telling you that this compliance is not important, you should be beware of the financial and legal liability you could be exposed to. Don’t be lured by a quick-fix or “plug-in” solution, especially the ones describes in the Overlay Fact Sheet (external link).
We are not lawyers, so we will not give you legal advice or promise compliance with any law. If a non-lawyer web person promises you compliance with any law, be cautious. We share what we have been told by the attorneys we associate with or information that is shared on the web by other legal groups working with disability rights and digital products.
Laws relating to Internet Privacy (external site) vary by State.
Web accessibility is not new. In 2000, PCWorld published this story titled “Web Sites Inch Toward Accessibility (external site).”
Lawsuits related website accessibility has grown steadily in recent years and only continues to intensify.
In the News:
Businesses are Sitting Ducks for Lawsuits 2019 (external site)
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is developed through the W3C process with the goal of providing a single shared standard for web content accessibility. The WCAG documents explain how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities. Understanding WCAG 2.1 (external site)
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Presentations by Sumner Davenport to business groups discuss the benefits, importance and overall value of having an accessible website.
Workshops and hands-on educational events for web designers focus on the ease and value of inclusive design and accessibility. Ongoing educational events provide the steps to remediation of a WordPress website.
Sumner Davenport and members of her team actively volunteer with conferences and events to emphasize inclusion and Accessibility.
Current volunteer, WordCamp SCV Organizer
Current: Founder, Sponsor & Speaker Wrangler: SFV Meetup WordPress & Accessibility (external site)
May 2021 – Knowbility Access U 2021
A Future Date Conference 2020 & 2021 – Planning and Speaker Committee (external site)
Volunteer, Speaker Wrangler WordCamp Clarita 2020
January 2020, Web Accessibility Planning for 2020
Additional speaking events:
Web Accessibility is more than ADA Compliance
Be Cautious of Promises for ADA Compliance
Don’t Fake it, Do it Right.
Remediation of a WordPress Site for Web Accessibility
Why Web Accessibility is Profitable for Business
Step by Step Remediation of a Website for Accessibility
The High Value of an Accessible Website, Small Business Owners Roundtable
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ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL
It starts with a strategy about your goals and what separates you from your competition.
WORK WITH A TEAM WHO UNDERSTANDS YOUR INDUSTRY
Whereas many companies focus on any industry and design from overused templates, we focus on business types where we have specific knowledge and expertise. We listen first, then design a web presence based on your goals.
Your brand and your reputation exists in every place a customer looks for it, not just your website. To establish your brand across all available venues you must work with a consistent strategy.
Having an effective and profitable internet presence can be a complex task, costing you many hours.Working with the best team who will maintain your strategy will deliver more profitable results.
It’s All About You!
Work With a Team Who Cares
Work with a team who cares about keeping you compliant*
Web Accessibility cases are on the rise.
Accessibility is good for business
An accessible website is essential to some and makes the site more useful for all.
“Web accessibility features designed for the 20% of the population with disabilities can also be used by the other 80% of the population. Anyone can be affected by a situational disability where they would benefit from accessibility features.” Source: Web accessibility Initiative (external site)
“7 in 10 disabled customers click away from a site they find difficult to use”. This means they take their business, and money, elsewhere. This extends to family and friends who will only support an accessible website. Source: ClickAway Pound Report (external site)
Work with a team who understands the importance of your unique content
This focus and skill, coupled with an advanced knowledge and expertise on web management, content creation, web accessibility, branding, SEO, tracking, re-marketing and social media integration where appropriate. All websites are mobile and tablet optimized.
Make sure your website is Mobile Friendly.
It’s been more than a year since Google first announced the algorithm update that favors “mobile friendly” results on mobile devices.(Is your website mobile friendly)
One Size Does Not Fit All
Where most people start by trying to sell you their product or service, even if you don’t need it … … we start by asking questions. Your responses will assist us in finding the best solutions for your business.
Work with a team who protects your asset with proper security
Your internet presence which includes your domain, website, and blog should be protected. Keeping your site and information secure is a critical matter. Regardless of the size or popularity of your website.No one is immune to website hacks
Work with a team who knows your industry.
Whereas many companies focus on any industry and design from overused templates, we focus on business types where we have specific knowledge and expertise.
We have these specific areas of focus:
Law Firms & Medical Professionals Websites
We have the specific understanding and knowledge of the legal and medical industries including Rules & Regulations regarding advertising. Members of our team specialize in Security, Privacy Policies, HIPAA compliance and Web Accessibility.
Is your website up to date and compliant? Call for free consultation 800-569-8279
Non-Profit Organizations Websites
We create a internet presence that focuses on your goals, which can include 3rd party tools for fundraising, online event management, content creation, branding, SEO, tracking, re-marketing and social media integration. Members of our team specialize in Security, Privacy Policies, FTC and AG regulations and Web Accessibility.
Start today with a website that works for you. Call for free consultation 800-569-8279
Small Business Websites Strategy
For companies selling products and/or services, our small business specialists and tech team create compelling sites that deliver traffic, new clients and customers and meets will legal compliance requirements.Members of our team specialize in Security, Privacy Policies, FTC regulations, PCI compliance and Web Accessibility.
Is your business site the best it can be? Call for free consultation 800-569-8279