We are committed making our website and resources as accessible as possible.

The website has been designed to W3C standards, meaning it adheres to best practice in terms of we accessibility and complies with a minimum standard of WCAG 2.0 single ‘A’ guidelines.

Navigation and site structure

Our website uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) so that pages are laid out in a way that makes them accessible via assistive devices such as Readers.

Navigation aids

Please visit our sitemap, to assist with navigation.

Images

We upload images (used for non-aesthetic reasons) with descriptive alternative text. Note: this is a work in progress, but it is our aim to do this throughout the site.

Text size

Using your internet browser, you are able to increase or decrease the text on this site. Here’s how:

Apple Safari: 

  • Hold down the Apple Key and press the (+) key
  • You will find that this will enlarge the text, to enlarge again repeat the procedure
  • Keep repeating until the text is enlarged to your requirements
  • If you need to make the text smaller press the Apple Key on your keyboard and press the (-) key

 Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  • Choose the drop down menu at the top of the window of the browser marked “view”
  • A list of options will appear in the drop down menu, choose “text size”
  • Next another drop down menu should appear with options including “small”, “medium”, “large”, “largest”
  • Select “largest”.

Google Chrome: 

  • Click the ‘Customise and Control’ spanner symbol in the top right hand corner (Alt + E).
  • Select ‘Settings’ (‘Preferences’ on Mac and Linux)
  • Click on ‘Under the Bonnet’ and customise your fonts and font size in the ‘Web Content’ section

Mozilla Firefox

  • Hold down the Ctrl button on your keyboard and press the plus (+) key
  • You will find that this will enlarge the text, to enlarge again repeat the procedure
  • Keep repeating until the text is enlarged to your requirements If you need to make the text smaller press Ctrl on your keyboard and the minus ( – ) key

Content, language and colours

We work hard to make all the content on this site as clear and easy to understand as possible. We have added headings throughout to aid navigation, aim to use clear and simple language throughout, and although we use colour throughout the site, wherever possible, we have chosen colour combinations which are still accessible to colour-blind visitors.

PDF downloads

There are a number of PDF resources available for download from our site. You can find out more about how to configure the free Adobe Reader software to obtain greater access to PDF files by visiting the Adobe site.

Download Adobe Reader for free

Feedback

This site was built in 2016 and we are still working on improving the content and will continue to improve accessibility wherever possible. To help us with the process we warmly welcome any feedback you may have on the accessibility of this site. If you are using adaptive technology and are having problems accessing information on the site, please email support@childbereavementuk.org with details of the problem you encountered and the technology you are using.

Further information

More information on how to make your browsing experience easier is available for the BBC’s My Web My Way website. This includes advice and help for those who may benefit from making changes to their browser, operating system or computer to be able to view the web in a more accessible way.