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Accessibility Statement 

This is an accessibility statement from Family Genomics Research Group.


Measures to support accessibility:

Family Genomics Research Group takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Family Genomics MU:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.


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. Family Genomics MU 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 Family Genomics MU. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Family Genomics MU:


We try to respond to feedback within 3-4 business days.


Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Family Genomics MU is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Windows + Firefox or Chrome: NVDA Free reader

  • Mac + Safari: Voiceover Built-in reader

  • Android + Chrome: Talkback Built-in reader

  • iOS + Safari: Voiceover Built-in reader


Technical specifications

Accessibility of Family Genomics MU 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 Family Genomics MU, 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 Family Genomics MU:

  1. Transcripts for users: Uploaded videos do not have transcripts provided by us because the videos exists on a channel we do not control. Please visit the associated YouTube channels to see the transcript or activate the automated the closed captions of the videos.

  2. Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language technologies: we do not have sign language translations or plug-ins on our website.


Assessment approach

Family Genomics Research Group assessed the accessibility of Family Genomics MU by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation



This statement was last updated on 31 May 2021. This statement created using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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