Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website
The National Disability Authority is committed to:
- Maintaining an accessible website. we state our commitment to this in strategic priority 4 of our strategic plan 2013–2015.
- Ensuring that this website achieves “level aa” conformance to the web content accessibility guidelines (wcag) 2.0, to comply with the national disability authority’s code of practice on accessibility of public services and information provided by public bodies. (the National Disability Authority’s Centre for Excellence in Universal Design has an introduction to policy and legislation relevant to universal design in Ireland.)
- Ensuring that all new information on the website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
- Including accessibility when we procure 3rd-party systems or upgrades to existing systems.
This website’s conformance with official accessibility guidelines
The website currently has level-aa conformance to the web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. We have audited this website’s accessibility continually while designing and developing it.
How to send feedback on this website’s accessibility
We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website.
Some accessibility features of this website
- Responsive Web Design
- The design of this website will respond to the width of your screen, so that you can easily find and read what you’re looking for. the design will also respond to the size of the text, so you can increase the size as much as you need to.
- WAI-aria (Web accessibility initiative accessible rich internet applications) landmark roles
- This website’s code will identify the different areas of each webpage (banner, search, navigation, and content information) for users with assistive technology.