Accessibility statement

We are constantly working to make our website as accessible and usable as possible.

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AbilityNet provides guidance about how to:


Our website has been developed to best practice coding conventions following World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (WCAG 2.1) and successfully XHTML 1.0 strict valid.

Consistent page headings and titles

A consistent heading structure has been used so that page information is compatible with access technology.


Where Javascript is used, we always try to provide a working alternative for those with Javascript turned off.

This is not currently possible on our advice and guidance browser, where we recommend using the site search function as an alternative.


The following browsers have been tested for compatibility:

  • Internet Explorer (Windows) v7.0 to 9.0
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox (Windows and Mac) v2.0 and 12.0
  • Safari (Mac) v4.v5
  • Opera v9 - 11

Alternative formats

If you would like a publication in an alternative format please contact us through our general enquiries form.

Leave feedback

We are always happy to receive feedback. Please use our online feedback form to let us know about any problems you have had or email our website team.

Last updated: 09 Apr 2019