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:

We will consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we are not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please contact the ACoRD Project team: acord@um.edu.my  

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The ACoRD Project team is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the

Malaysia  (Persons with Disabilities Act 2008 (Act 685): Access to information, communication and technology.

The website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Version 2.1AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

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

Our website and web platforms are currently being audited for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level AA.  Further actions will be driven by the outcome of this activity.

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.