Your Team

You may have heard that it takes a village to raise a child, we believe it takes a good team to efficiently create, manage or remediate your website. Although it is possible for one person to wear many hats, we believe a team approach can offer you the best in capabilities, experience, expertise and results. 

Sumner M. Davenport & Associates, LLC is a team of professionals and specialists working together to deliver WordPress Website education, training and services. This diverse team consists of persons of various abilities and disabilities from around the globe working together to achieve the best solutions for each client.

Each team member brings specialized skills to the table so you get the best we can offer working with you to design a website with accessibility baked in from the start or remediate one that needs help.

We can migrate your site from another host or company, verify your original settings, edit any conflicts or code errors and upgrade your website to meet local and international standards for accessibility.

With over 33% of websites being built on WordPress, we specialize in sites built on WordPress. As a team, we build, maintain, evaluate and remediate WordPress websites to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) success criterion.

Sumner and various team members are active in accessibility and legal conferences and educational venues, including WordCamp and local WordPress groups where they regularly educate on topics related to conformance issues for WordPress websites.

Sumner Davenport has been building websites and working with digital marketing venues since 1998 and upon being introduced to WordPress in 2008 she focused her efforts on this versatile CMS platform.

Over the years she has actively recruited professionals in various specialties of digital design and technical functionality to become part of her team.

As a specialist in Web Accessibility, Sumner is invited to speak at business, legal and accessibility conferences where she presents to business groups on the Who, What and Why of web accessibility, and she also teaches designers and Do-it-Yourselfers who use WordPress the Why and How to do it correctly from the inception.

Sumner is actively involved with several charitable and accessibility focused organizations. These include: (all links open in new windows) Membership in the Internet Society, Accessibility Standing Group and Special Interest Group (SIG) Accessibility and International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP); Knowbility, Ability First, CASA, The Wellness Community, Pearls of Hope ®, PetOrphans, Special Olympics Southern California, Prevent Child Abuse, Stop Puppy Mills. As a best selling author she donates proceeds from her books to selected charities. She is owned by a rescue dog named Grandpa and his rescue cats, Merlin and Lily.

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Sumner Davenport and members of her team actively volunteer with conferences and events to emphasize inclusion and Accessibility.

EVENTS

Speaker, WordCamp US 2023 – check back for link to video.
Mentor – Knowbility Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) 2021, 2022
Speaker – WordPress Accessibility Day 2022
Presenter– Knowbility AccessU 2020, 2021, 2022
Lead Organizer – WordCamp Santa Clarita Valley
Mentor– USA and UK teams for Accessibility Next Generation
Founder, Sponsor & Speaker Wrangler: Accessibility Web + WordPress
Speaker Wrangler, WordCamp LAX
Presentation: A (Word)Pressing Need: Accessibility for All
Presentation: Web Accessibility – Compliance, Trolls and Traps
Presentation: How to Remediate a WordPress Site
Speaker AccessU Accessibility WordPress
Planning and Speaker Committee A Future Date event, Planning and Speaker Committee (external site)
Speaker Wrangler WordCamp Clarita 2020
Speaker Web Accessibility Planning for 2023

Additional speaking events:
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
How Web Designers Profit from Creating Accessible Websites
Why Web Accessibility is Profitable for Business
Testing and Remediating a WordPress Site


Previous Events:
TechAccessOK , Topic: The Ease of Designing Accessible Sites on WordPress
WIN Networking, Topic: Accessibility is Good For Business
Sponsored by WIN Networking
John Slatin AccessU , Topic: The Ease of Accessibility and WordPress Design (External site)
Helpful Solutions to Make Your Site Compliant (bring your laptop).
Women Networking – Making A Difference, Topic: The High Value of an Accessible Website

 

PREVIOUS SPEAKING VENUES

Encino Lawyers Association (ELA)
California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
The Lorraine Jackson Foundation, Pearls of Hope®
California Lutheran University – Options Day for Women
Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation
WordCamp Santa Clarita
WordCamp Inland Empire
WordCamp US
West Valley WordPress Meetup
Women in Business
Women’s Referral Service (WRS)
WordCamp

INTERVIEWS

Lod Angeles Times
Thousand Oaks Star
Blog-Spot Radio
Aging Info Radio
Power Your Life Radio Show

PRESENTATION TOPICS

The High Value of an Accessible Website
Separate Yourself From the Competition with Inclusive Design
The Ease of WordPress Design and Accessibility
Hands on – Steps in Making Your Site Compliant
Websites and Legal Compliance
Don’t Feed the Trolls
Mindful Meditation


WEBINARS

The High Value of an Accessible Website
Separate Yourself From the Competition with Inclusive Design
The Ease of Accessibility and WordPress

 

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Our Areas of Specialty:
Accessible & Inclusive Website Design
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Multi Language Websites
Migrating WordPress Websites
Website & Document Remediation

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Educator WordPress Design
Educator Web Accessibility

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