Further Help and Links

There are many resources available on the internet that provide more information about website accessibility and how websites can be made more accessible.

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the global authority on accessible design and coding standards:

https://www.w3.org/

W3C offer a range of resources through their Web Accessibility Initiative including guidelines and checklists that web site authors should adhere to:

https://www.w3.org/WAI/

https://www.w3.org/WAI/Resources/

Standards for mobile optimised and responsive web sites can be viewed at:

https://www.w3.org/WAI/mobile

The Equality Act 2010 includes UK Equality legislation:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents
 

Read about steps taken to ensure content on Gov.uk is as accessible as possible:

https://www.gov.uk/help/accessibility

The Government Digital Service (GDS), part of the Cabinet Office, is leading the digital transformation of government and services:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/government-digital-service

 

The BBC offer archived information about ways in which websites can be customised to make content more accessible:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility

WebAIM are an authority on web site accessibility. They run email discussion lists and visitors can subscribe to their newsletter service:

http://webaim.org/intro

http://webaim.org/community

Apple provide information about settings within their devices to enhance accessible:

https://developer.apple.com/accessibility/ios

Read about steps taken to ensure content on Gov.uk is as accessible as possible:

https://www.gov.uk/help/accessibility

The Government Digital Service (GDS), part of the Cabinet Office, is leading the digital transformation of government and services:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/government-digital-service

The BBC offer archived information about ways in which websites can be customised to make content more accessible:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility

WebAIM are an authority on web site accessibility. They run email discussion lists and visitors can subscribe to their newsletter service:

http://webaim.org/intro

http://webaim.org/community

Apple provide information about settings within their devices to enhance accessible:

https://developer.apple.com/accessibility/ios