Accessibility statement for Why Inflammation?
We want everyone who visits the Why Inflammation? website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding, going above and beyond the The Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations 2018.
What are we doing?
To help us make the Why Inflammation? website a positive place for everyone, we've been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone.
The guidelines have three levels of accessibility (A, AA and AAA). We’ve chosen Level Why Inflammation? website.
We're working hard to achieve our goal of Level A accessibility, but we realise there are some areas that still need improving. The following information explains what we're doing to make that happen.
Is there an alternative for all 'non-text' content?
Website consists of recorded interviews in audio and video format
Have you provided alternatives for time-based media?
Content will only be provided in audio and video format due to cost and time constraints
Have you provided captions for all prerecorded audio content?
No plans to create captions due to cost and time constraints
Have you provided an audio description or media alternative for video content?
Program contains video interviews. A couple have visuals which are described by the interviewee
Are captions available for live audio content?
No live audio is presented on website
Have you provided an audio description for video content?
Video contains audio content in interview format primarily
Have you provided a media alternative for all prerecorded media?
The website consists of video recordings of interviews which are also audibly recorded
Have you provided an alternative for live audio-only content?
No live only content is provided on the site
Do foreground and background colour combinations meet the requirements for Level AAA?
Not sure if this requirement is met
Can the visual presentation, such as colours, text size, line widths and spacing, be adjusted to suit the users' requirements?
Most of the information is in video format with links to presenters websites for additional information.
Is a mechanism available for identifying unusual words or phrases?
Material is presented via video and audio, not allowing for such interaction
Is a mechanism available for identifying and expanding on abbreviations?
Links to interviewees websites are provided for more information on them
Is there a tool for identifying specific pronunciation of ambiguous words?
Not practical to implement
Is context sensitive help available?
Help is provided on a global level to describe how to play videos and audios
Let us know what you think
If you enjoyed using the Why Inflammation? website, or if you had trouble with any part of it, please get in touch. We'd like to hear from you in any of the following ways: