Accessibility

We aim to make this website usable by as many people as possible.

Ways of using this site

Using screen readers

This site has been designed with screen readers Like Jaws and Apple VoiceOver in mind.

The website homepage being read by Apple’s VoiceOver screen reading software

Using keyboard navigation

You can navigate this website using the keyboard.

InteractionKeystrokes
Navigate to most elementsTabShift + Tab – navigate backward
LinkEnter
ButtonEnter or Spacebar
CheckboxSpacebar – check/uncheck a checkbox
Radio buttons/ or / – select an option.Tab – move to the next element.
Select (dropdown) menu/ – navigate between menu optionsSpacebar – expand
AutocompleteType to begin filtering/ – navigate to an optionEnter – select an option
DialogEsc – close
Menu bar/ – Previous/next menu optionEnter – expand the menu (optional) and select an option./ – expand/collapse submenu
Tab panelTab – once to navigate into the group of tabs and once to navigate out of the group of tabs/ or / – previous/next tab.
‘Tree’ menu/ – Navigate Previous/next menu option/ – expand/collapse submenu, move up/down one level.
Scroll/ – scroll vertically/ – scroll horizontallySpacebar/Shift + Spacebar – scroll by page

Our Accessibility Aims

Aims

Evaluation Support Scotland commits to making its websites accessible in line with accessibility regulations.

As part of this, we aim to surpass Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 to AA Success criteria.

Content that might be non-accessible

  1. Embedded media (Twitter and Youtube, for example).
  2. PDF Documents
  3. Images on the site which contain text.

Roadmap

Evaluation Support Scotland is working towards greater accessibility.

We aim to

  • Have alternate HTML versions of new PDF content and transcripts for videos on the site.
  • Reduce or eliminate text in images. Where there is text in images on the website, we are working to ensure alternate versions of this text are available.