The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) (w3.org/TR/WCAG21/) sets out recommendations to ensure that websites are accessible; we have complied with many of their recommendations and will continue to take on board their guidance.
Publications and resources
The majority of information that we provide to you is found online on our website.
There are some publications and resources that are available as a downloadable PDF. Our PDFs are produced using Adobe Acrobat, which has an inbuilt function to adjust the size of text on their PDFs.
Your home computer or laptop
Most new computers or laptops are built to take the accessibility needs of their users into account and already have a number of functions that will assist you with your needs; this should include:
- altering the font size
- removing unnecessary animations or images
- adjusting contrast on your screen
- a magnifier that allows you to zoom into content
- a narrator that reads aloud text on screen
- audio description
There are numerous websites on the internet that offer guidance on accessibility, these include:
- W3C: Web Accessibility Initiative, w3.org/WAI/users/browsing.php
- Microsoft accessibility, microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/
- Apple accessibility, apple.com/accessibility/
- Google accessibility, google.co.uk/accessibility/
- Adobe accessibility, adobe.com/accessibility.html
- BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) My Web, My Way, bbc.co.uk/accessibility/
If you have any queries or feedback about accessibility, please contact us at [email protected]