The My Learning website takes accessibility very seriously and we strive to ensure that our site permits both physical and intellectual access to the widest possible audience. We have developed our access strategy and technical standards for the site with reference to the work of the World-Wide-Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
The My Learning website follows the UK government's guidelines for access keys.
Access keys provide keyboard shortcuts and offer you an alternative way of navigating around the site.
To use access keys:
If you are using a Macintosh system, you must press the 'Ctrl' key and the access key.
Accessibility features on the site include:
This website can be viewed on any web browser software capable of reading HTML pages. However, multimedia-rich nature of some of the site prompts us to recommend the combination of a modern operating system and graphical browser for the best experience. Examples of such configurations are shown below.
ABM PC compatible Pentium II 300Mhz or greater running Windows 95, 98, 2000 or XP, with Internet Explorer 5.5 or onwards, Netscape 6 or beyond, or Mozilla Firefox.
Apple Macintosh G3 or greater running OS9 or OSX, with Safari 1.0 or Internet Explorer 5.2 or greater.
Your internet connection should be 512k or greater to experience video and Flash content at its best. A Dial-up connection is not recommended, although it is possible to comfortably view content other than video and Flash animations on such a connection.
Our site does not discriminate against visual disabilities such as: colour blindness, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration etc
The site layout has been kept simple and conventional with low vision and visual impairments in mind. We have chosen specific:
Our multimedia content, e.g. recorded voice or video, may be inaccessible to users who have a hearing impairment. It will also be inaccessible to those with computers with no audio capability or who do not have, or cannot use (because of a firewall), the plug-ins necessary to use the playback. We have provided text transcriptions of the audio and video content to assist you.
This website has been tested by a wide range of individuals including blind people, people with visual impairment, focus groups of teachers and children in partnership with local authorities and education professional. We hope your experience of My Learning has been enjoyable. If you require any further assistance please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone Dominique Heaton on 0113 3782111.