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Accessibility

ABCUL is committed to providing accessible services for everyone regardless of their ability. Our website is one of our main communication tools and we are committed to ensuring that members can use it easily.

 Commitment to communication

New media technologies are developing and changing at a fast pace. However, we are committed to developing an accessible website that complies with all commissioning, editorial, design and coding standards as well as the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.

We also use appropriate assistive technologies. Our online media works well with technologies such as software page readers.

Accessibility guidelines

The accessibility guidelines we are committed to following include:

  • using an easy to read web font type

  • the ability for users to control text sizes via browser

  • ensuring suitable foreground and background colour contrast on text

  • using clear and simple grammar

  • providing meaningful alternative text equivalents for pictures

  • providing  straight forward and consistent site navigation

  • ensuring the target of each link is clearly defined

  • providing a sitemap

  • using appropriate structural mark-up to maximise browser support.

  • ensuring all content and functionality is available to users without content style sheet (CSS), image and script support.

Need further assistance?

Although we are testing this website on an ongoing basis, it’s your experience of using it which ultimately counts. We aim to solve problems as soon as we are made aware of them.

Don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any difficulties using the site or if you have constructive feedback contact us.