Accessibility Statement


Scope of this statement

  • This statement refers to the website testing phase May 2012
  • The statement was last updated in May 2012

Standards compliance

  • Throughout the website we will aim to support the use of web accessibility standards and achieve as high a level as we can achieve:
          • Our aim will be to meet all priority 1 requirements of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0): Level A compliance
          • We will also aim to meet as many priority 2 requirements of the WCAG 2.0 as possible: Level AA compliance
          • Additionally, we will aim to follow best practice guidelines using British standard BS 8878
  • Where we are working towards requirements we will prioritise those that are expected to have the greatest impact.

Speech software

Our research has indicated that most users who require this website to be speech-enabled will be using their own software. We have not therefore provided any software or software links within the website for this purpose.

Symbolised content

Our research has indicated that most users who would require symbolised content to help them understand this website content will be assisted in their use of the site. We have not therefore provided symbolised content within the website at this time.


If you have any questions or feedback about the accessibility of the aacknowledge website, we would like to hear from you. You can contact us using the feedback form webform, or email directly, making clear reference to the aacknowledge website within your email.