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Accessibility Statement

This is an accessibility statement for www.openingthebook.com.

The website is run by Opening the Book and we want as many people as possible to be able to use it.

That means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)​

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible. We are working on the Training section to bring it up to WCAG 2.1 standards.

Contact us

If you have any problems accessing our website please contact us by phone on 01977 602188 or email.

Compliance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Opening the Book is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Opening the Book relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
Review

This statement was last reviewed on 13th October 2021 and will be reviewed regularly in future.