Accessibility Statement

The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) is committed to accessibility and strives to ensure its services are accessible to the broadest circle of people, including those with disabilities. This website is designed to conform to the principles of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) 2.1 Level AA and the requirements of Section 508 (29 U.S.C. 794d), as amended in in 1998These regulations are federal law which requires WISHH to provide individuals with disabilities with equal access to electronic information and data. More information on Section 508 can be found at

If at any time while viewing the WISHH webpage you require assistance, please contact us as

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Accessibility feedback:

Accessibility is powered by your willingness to share your experience on our site. If you have any specific questions, concerns, or general feedback about the accessibility of any of the content on our website, please contact us. Please be sure to specify the page/URL of concern, and we will get back to you in a timely manner.

    • Phone: 314.576.1770
    • Email:
    • Physical address: 12647 Olive Boulevard, Suite 410, St. Louis, MO 63141

Technical specifications:

The accessibility of The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) relies on the following technologies:

    • HTML
    • WAI-ARIA
    • CSS
    • JavaScript

Accessibility Features:

The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) reaches beyond compliance, providing usability improvements that benefit all users including those that rely on assistive technology. Accessibility features on our website include and are not limited to:

    • Keyboard accessibility
    • Sufficient color contrast
    • Alternative text
    • Form labels
    • Text-zoom

Alternate Formats: 

If you would like to view specific documents on the WISHH website in a different format, please email with your detailed request. For additional resources, including software for audio, Braille and large print, visit USDA’s TARGET Center.

Adobe Acrobat PDF Files: 

Many documents included on the WISHH site are accessible to people who utilize screen readers. Another portion of our documents are formatted using Adobe PDFs (Portable Document Format). WISHH utlizes PDF formatting to preserve certain layouts of our publications. To view and print these PDF files, you can download the Acrobat Reader free of charge by visiting their website HERE.

*Note: those who use screen-reading devices will need to download a plugin to utilize the tool while viewing PDFs, available at the Access Adobe website HERE.*

Using Microsoft PowerPoint & Word:

To view WISHH’s online publications that are formatted in PowerPoint (.ppt) or Word (.doc; .docx), you will need the Microsoft Office Suite software installed on your computer. However, you can also simply download the Microsoft viewers, free of charge, from the Microsoft Download Center to only view the documents.

Accessibility Evaluation:

This website is continuously tested with a robust, internal accessibility program using both manual and automated testing techniques. To help ensure that all people have the same experience on our website, it has also been tested and reviewed by disabled individuals using various assistive technology. Additionally, we have also commissioned third-party accessibility auditors at Be Accessible, Inc. to confirm accessibility and provide guidance with accessibility remediation. 

Technology is constantly evolving, and new techniques to implement web accessibility are increasingly available. We will continue to review our website and apply additional accessibility as needed.

 Non-Discrimination Statement

WISHH prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program or activity conducted.

To file a complaint, visit the USDA’s section on filing an employment and/or program, as well as an accessibility complaint by clicking HERE.

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