At Mindful.org, we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards to ensure we provide equal access to all users.

Efforts to Support Accessibility

Mindful.org takes the following measures to ensure accessibility:

  • Integrating accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Providing continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Including accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Consulting with experienced web accessibility professionals to guide our efforts.

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. Mindful.org is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partial conformance means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback on our Accessibility

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Mindful.org. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Mindful.org:

  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Postal Address: 10/130 Jonson Street, Suite 300, Byron Bay New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • We try to respond to email feedback within 5 business days.

Technical Specifications

Accessibility of Mindful.org 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
  • WAI-ARIA
  • 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 Mindful.org, 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 Mindful.org: Some older (pre-2019) audio content may be provided without transcription. If you encounter such instances we will be happy to provide a transcript upon request and subsequently update the page.

Assessment Approach

Mindful.org assessed the accessibility of Mindful.org by the following approaches:

Further Information

For further information and support regarding Mindful.org’s accessibility, please contact us at [email protected].

Board of Advisors

Susan Bauer-Wu, Ph.D., R.N.
Mind and Life Institute

Jeffrey Brantley, M.D.
Duke Integrative Medicine

Mirabai Bush 
Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D.
Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rich Fernandez, Ph.D.
Wisdom Labs

Soren Gordhamer
Wisdom 2.0

Patricia Jennings, Ph.D.
University of Virginia

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society

Tim Ryan
United States Congress, Ohio, 13th District

Diana Winston
Mindful Awareness Research Center, UCLA

Our Partners

Center for Investigating Healthy Minds

Founded by Richard J. Davidson, PhD, this world-renowned research center, located within the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is dedicated to creating a world in which healthy qualities of mind flourish. A global leader in the emerging field of contemplative neuroscience, the Center conducts rigorous scientific study of healthy qualities of mind in pursuit of research findings that could help relieve human suffering and increase happiness.

Mindfulness Awareness Research Center at UCLA

MARC was created to bring to a renowned mental health research institution the ancient art of mindful awareness, in a scientifically supported and rigorous form.

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University is striving to create a community of scholars and researchers who will advance our knowledge of the human capacity for compassion and altruism.

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society works to integrate contemplative awareness into contemporary life in order to help create a more just, compassionate, reflective, and sustainable society.

The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society

The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered the integration of mindfulness meditation and other mindfulness-based approaches into mainstream medicine and healthcare.

The Garrison Institute

The Garrison Institute is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization that explores the intersection of contemplation and engaged action in the world.

The Greater Good Science Center

The Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.