Accessibility Statement for The ACoRD Project
This accessibility statement covers the ACoRD website: https://acord.my/rlos/ which is the main website for the The ACoRD Project. This project aims to share Open Educational Resources publicly.
We would like as many people as possible to use this website. You should be able to:
- change the font size
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We have also made the website text as simple to understand as possible.
AbilityNet https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/ advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible is this website?
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- some of the videos may not have captions
- some of our resources are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard
- some images may not have full descriptions or captions
- some of our learning activities may not be fully accessible
- the colour contrast on some pages are insufficient to be easily discernible for all users
- ARIA tags may be improperly labelled in some cases
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read or audio recording:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
We will consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The ACoRD Project team is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the
Issues with technology
- It may not always possible to skip to the main content when using a screen reader
- It may not always possible for users to modify text spacing or line height
- Some of our links may not have title text
- Some of our images may not have alt text
- The Aria menus on some pages may be inadequate
- Some of our learning activities may be difficult to navigate using just a keyboard
- Some of our resources may not be fully accessible via mobile devices
Issues with images, video and audio
- Some of our images may not have alternative text
- Some videos and audio recordings may not have captions or an alternative format
Issues with interactive tools and transactions
Our content contains many interactive tools. Some of our learning activities may have some accessibility issues, such as difficulty of navigation using a keyboard and lack of alternative formats.
How we tested this website
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We are actively reviewing and have introduced new working practices with a focus on user needs and providing inclusive content to our diverse audiences.
We are improving our existing media assets where required. For example, retrospectively adding captioning to video content.
This statement was prepared in June 2021.