RNIB's website has been designed with the needs of people with sight problems in mind, including those who use access technology to browse the internet. We have also taken on board international guidance and best practice on web accessibility.
We are committed to ensuring everyone can access our website. This includes people with sight problems, hearing, mobility and cognitive impairments as well as users with dial-up, older browsers or newer technologies such as smartphones and tablets.
If you have any comments and or suggestions about our website please don't hesitate to contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
RNIB works towards meeting the RNIB Surf Right Guidelines for web accessibility. The checkpoints are taken from Website Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines, published by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
The site is tested regularly to ensure that we are working towards the standards. The site also undergoes user testing by blind and partially sighted users.
We test the website using the following browsers:
RNIB's take on web accessibility has been summarised in the Surf Right standard. This is the result of an intensive work of research aimed to address the most important challenges faced by disabled people.
Most of the guidance and requirements that need to be met to reach the Surf Right standard are based on the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) recommendations. The Surf Right standard is aligned to the WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).
There are some differences in the organisation of guidelines and conformance requirements between Surf Right and WCAG 2.0. Surf Right is similar to WCAG 2.0 Double-A guidance, with the following main differences:
For more details about Surf Right and RNIB's work with web accessibility, contact email@example.com.
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