Creating accessibility and active participation for all

Complying with current legislation and recommendations
Section 508 | WCAG2.1 | EN 301 549 | Equality Act 2010

We work closely with Test Partners to ensure all content conforms to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1

“Plus-one” design

Plus-one” design means that, for every learning interaction an additional option is provided.

Plus-one” design is more than just providing access to learners who have disabilities. All learners are more engaged when they have choices, and control, over how, when, and where they learn. Multi-modal learning supports learners’ preferences and gives them flexibility.

Many people benefit from features like captions, and content that is available on multiple devices, and in varied modalities, for both convenience and personal preference.
For example, a person who wants to watch a video on the train or after the kids are asleep can use captioning and keep the sound off.;

Functional Performance Criteria

Visual mode

Be usable with limited vision and without vision or colour perception

  • Limited vision: Some users will need features that enable them to make better use of their limited vision
  • Without vision: Some users need least one mode of operation that does not require vision

Audible mode

Be usable with limited hearing and without hearing

  • Some users need at least one mode of operation that does not require hearing

 

Manual mode

Be usable with limited reach and strength and without fine motor control or simultaneous manual operations

  • Some users will need features that enable them to make use of the ICT through alternative actions not requiring manipulation or hand strength

 

Cognitive mode

Have features making its use simpler and easier for people with limited cognitive, language, and learning abilities

  • Some users will need features that make it simpler and easier to use

 

UK Government Home Office Accessibility Guidelines

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Full AA Accessibility is available with Storyline

Additional Accessibility Options Available

  • Coloured text overlay addressing Meares – Irlen Syndrome (visual stress)
  • Inbuilt audio narration which does not require the use of screen readers