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Accessibility

 

Sunderland Care and Support is committed to providing its online services to all sections of the community.

Our goal is to ensure that our website conforms to the accessibility requirement standards of WCAG 2.0 as issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB).

 

Responsive design

The Sunderland Care and Support website is designed to work across a number of devices and adapts to best display content whether you are on a desktop, tablet or mobile.

 

JavaScript

We use JavaScript on this website, but we do so in an unobtrusive manner. This simply means that if you do not have JavaScript enabled, you will still be able to use all aspects of the site.

 

Alternate text for images

We realise that not everyone will be using a graphical browser to view our website. With this in mind, every image has been given a meaningful alternate text description where necessary. This is to ensure that if your browser does not support images, you can still understand the context in which the image is delivered.

 

Web standards

This site has created using HTML5 and CSS3 to increase the compatibility and consistency of content for all users. Web pages will work better in a range of web browsers and assistive technologies. As a result of you will benefit from using an up-to-date web browser.

 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

All pages on this website have been designed to meet the requirements for WCAG 2 standard.

If you come across pages which are not disability-friendly, please use the email link on our Contact us page to let us know.

 

External resources

The BBC has some excellent guides on accessibility and making the best use of your computer.