Accessibility Policy

We have taken a number of steps to ensure that the Roots Design Workshop website is as easy as possible to use.

Where possible, this website adheres to W3C WAI techniques.

The website accessibility guidelines we have followed include:

For practical help on how to use the accessibility features built in to this website please read the following:

Text Size

This website has been designed to allow a user to increase or decrease the size of text displayed on the website via their browser.

On a PC

On a Mac

Display Settings

Web pages will look different depending on the size of computer monitor you have, and also on the ‘screen resolution’ setting. The higher the screen setting, the more information you can see on screen without scrolling. This website is best viewed at a screen resolution of 1024×768 pixels. To change your screen resolution, do the following.

PC

Mac

Downloadable Documents

The site makes use of PDF files for downloadable documents.

In order to view these files you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader http://get.adobe.com/reader/.

Multimedia Content

The website makes use of the free Adobe Flash player for video and other interactive content.

This can be downloaded at http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer.

Links

Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.

Whenever possible, links are written to make sense out of context.

Images

All images on the site should have corresponding ALT text provided so that they can be understood by non-visual readers.

Standards Compliance

We comply with the UK government standards minimum recommendation of: Web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG) 1.0 A.

Every effort has been made to ensure that this website is coded to the highest standard. Upon the website’s release all HTML, CSS & JavaScript was validated by the W3C, an international group which works with its members and the public to develop standards and guidelines for the World Wide Web. For more information, please visit the W3 website at www.w3.org.

Contact us

Although we are testing this site on an ongoing basis, it’s your experience which counts, and we will try hard to solve problems as we become aware of them.

So let us know if there are things you find difficult or if you have any constructive feedback by contacting us.