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Web Site Accessibility Statement

Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum Web Site Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Flag ImageMt. Shasta Sisson Museum is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible Web experience to everyone, including those with disabilities.

It is Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum’s policy to ensure that persons with disabilities have full and equal opportunity to access and benefit from the goods, services, privileges, advantages, and accommodations offered by Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum through our Web site

To ensure meaningful Web access and provide effective communication to persons with disabilities, Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum has undertaken the following measures:


Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum provides this policy statement and notice, prominently and directly linked from all of the pages on our Web site, soliciting feedback from visitors to on how our Web accessibility can be improved.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Please let us know if you encounter any barriers to access:

  1. Send an email using our Contact Form.
  2. Email Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum at:
  3. Call Us at: (530) 926-5508


Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum has adopted and shall make every reasonable effort for our Web site to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.1 Level AA to improve accessibility and user experience. WCAG is published by the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”), Web Accessibility Initiative (“WAI”), available at The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are technical standards to improve digital accessibility.


To create an optimal experience across a variety of browser, device, and assistive technology combinations, relies upon the following languages and specifications:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Note that different technology combinations may interpret code in unique ways and render experiences that are specific to those combinations.

Compatibility is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers including Chrome, FireFox, and Safari.

Assistive technologies include NVDA, JAWS, VoiceOver, and TalkBack screen readers. may not display optimally in Internet Explorer 10 or older browsers.


Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum has designated a Web Accessibility Coordinator who is knowledgeable on web accessibility, and responsible for carrying out this policy.


Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum makes available and distributes this policy statement to all personnel that design, develop, maintain, manage, or otherwise have responsibility for the content and format of (“Web Content Personnel”).

Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum requires employees and contractors to comply with this policy. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action.


Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum engages in automated testing to continually assess and improve the accessibility of


Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum provides training on web accessibility to Web Content Personnel, and considers the degree and effectiveness with which personnel took accessibility considerations into account in the performance of their duties when reviewing their performance.


Through Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum’s proactive efforts and genuine commitment to accessibility and following best practices set forth by relevant laws and governing bodies, Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum believes it not only meets but exceeds the digital accessibility requirements imposed by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as other applicable anti-discrimination laws.

Additional Resources


The framework for this accessibility statement was created by Kris Rivenburgh and customized by Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum.