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User1st's Commitment to Ensuring Website Accessibility

About User1st

User1st was founded with the singular purpose of making the power of the internet accessible for persons with varied and changing abilities through innovative technology and solutions.  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., User1st, a global leader in digital accessibility, helps organizations advance their missions and meet regulatory standards and guidelines by opening their digital content to the largest audience possible.

 

Through a combination of User1st’s digital accessibility platform, training, and strategic consulting services, User1st enables organizations to rapidly discover and continually test, implement, and maintain digital content accessibility to reach more customers while meeting compliance obligations.  User1st is solely focused on digital accessibility, and continually strives for innovation in its offerings that allows organizations to realize the benefits of full and open web content. 

Our Team

User1st’s personnel include developers, programmers, academics, compliance and regulatory experts, social advocates, and accessibility professionals all working together to improve the digital experience for users of varied and changing abilities.  We listen to key stakeholders and meet with your teams to collaborate on an accessibility roadmap focused on moving your organization towards accessibility and compliance. To ensure that all users can gain equal access to your services and digital content, our solution includes a combination of technology and consulting that is strategically aligned to your business goals, realities, and values.

Our Vision

Accessibility should be simple, reliable, flexible, and sustainable.

Our Mission

User1st is committed to opening the web to everyone, including persons with varied and changing abilities.  We work to develop and deliver software and service solutions that meet the needs of a wide range of customers, from Fortune 500 companies and large government organizations to small businesses, in order to ensure their digital content is accessible.

Our Values

Integrity

Integrity

We work to move organizations beyond compliance to ensure the lasting integrity of their accessibility solutions and while maintaining their brand image, and provide the means to make every site accessible at the source code level. 

Dignity

Dignity

We work to deliver a dignified Web experience for everyone, and we aim to achieve independent usability, not just compliance.

Simplicity

Simplicity

We do not contribute to the already complex issues and technologies tackling accessibility, rather we work to simplify the complex to move forward effectively, quickly, and with a detailed plan.

Quality

Quality

Our team of professionals strives to set new standards of performance and professionalism to deliver the highest quality products and experiences to our clients and stakeholders.

Inclusion

Inclusion

We are committed to building a team that includes a diverse set of experience and talents to achieve our goal.

We take care of the details—it’s what we do best—so you can get
back to what you do best, running your organization.

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