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Accessibility Statement for Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website

Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists 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.

Measures to support accessibility

Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists takes the following measures to ensure accessibility:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.
  • Subscribe to AQA, a WCAG 2.1 AA automated website scan tool to ensure technical compliance.
  • Hire outside consultants to manually scan our site to uncover elements not discovered by the AQA tool as well as to provide additional recommendations for greater compliance.

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. Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists 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.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website:

  • Phone: 305-294-5553
  • Address: 2407 North Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040

We try to respond to feedback within 24 hours. Over weekends, vacations, and holidays, there may be a longer response time.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • The latest versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, Google Chrome, Safari, and Mozilla Firefox are all compatible browsers.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists 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
  • PHP

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

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website, there may be some limitations. Our website is built using the content management system, WordPress and plugins. The WordPress theme and plugins are third-party developed and we do not have the capability to modify them. We have reached out to the third-party developers and have made them aware of the ADA non-compliance issue. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website:

  • element with invalid role attribute
  • order of headings is not correct
  • an input with placeholder but without any associated label
  • not enough contrast between text and its background
  • skip links do not exist in the page
  • missing title in the page – PDF
  • empty link
  • missing LANG attribute for HTML tag – PDF
  • element with invalid role attribute
  • incorrect child element in list
  • name of link can not be programmatically determined
  • element has a wrong computed role

Assessment approach

Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists assessed the accessibility of Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists Website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation – the entire site was tested using UsableNet AQA, an enterprise-level accessibility reporting tool based on the technology provided by the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool, created by WebAIM.org, a third-party authority in web accessibility. The site is tested periodically to ensure any added or edited content and code conforms with the latest accessibility guidelines, as reported by the WAVE tool.
  • External evaluation – we hire outside consultants to manually scan our website using assistive technologies and provide additional recommendations that the AQA tool does not uncover.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists

Formal complaints

We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within 1 business day and to propose a solution within 10 business days. You are entitled to escalate a complaint to Southernmost Foot & Ankle Specialists, should you be dissatisfied with our response to you.

This statement was created on July 31, 2019 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool. Updated: 12/03/2019

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