Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/

This website has been developed by Children’s Commissioner of Wales. We want as many people as possible to be able to use the website, feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. For example, that means you should be able to

Zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen.
Adjust text spacing without affecting layout or usability.
Navigate the website using just a keyboard.
Skip to main content when required.
Use a consistent navigation across the site.

How accessible https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/ is

The website has been evaluated by Waters Creative and they certify that https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/ is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

We know some parts of https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/ aren’t accessible as they should be:

  • Alternative text of images should not be repeated as text
  • Slider navigational buttons are not accessible via keyboard
  • Ensure all page content is contained by landmarks
  • Non descriptive headings, some headings are non-descriptive for screen reader users.
  • Error handling, screen reader users are not alterted to error messages that may occur throughout the site
  • Some PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

Roadmap

Children’s Commissioner of Wales is taking active measures to improve the accessibility of the site.

We are actively engaged in a series of measures aimed at improving the accessibility standards of our site. Our development team is diligently working on implementing various enhancements and modifications to address accessibility concerns effectively.

Improvements are currently underway and are scheduled to be live by the 22nd of February. Our aim is to create an inclusive online environment where everyone can access the information and resources provided on our platform without encountering barriers.

We understand the importance of accessibility compliance and are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the relevant standards and guidelines. Our ongoing efforts reflect our commitment to ensuring equal access to information and services for all users.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/ in a different format please contact us:

Email: post@childcomwales.org.uk

Reporting accessibility problems with https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of the website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements:

Email: post@childcomwales.org.uk

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 13/02/2024. It was last updated on 13/02/2024.

The website https://www.childcomwales.org.uk/ was last tested on 13/02/2024. The test was carried out by a member of the website development team at Waters Creative.