Accessibility Statement for Metro Blind Sport

This website has been developed to be usable by everybody, regardless of age or disability and this website is under constant review to improve accessibility and usability.

Using our site

This site and the following accessibility features can be customised on every page:

  • Text size: four font sizes are available. They can be toggled using the font toggle button or with the accessibility widget (CTRL+U to toggle widget).
  • Colour contrast: black text can be displayed on a white background, or white text can be displayed on a black background. The accessibility widget also allows uses to toggle dark contrast, light contrast and desaturate (CTRL+U to toggle widget).

This website has been designed to support personal browser and device settings and assistive technologies such as screen readers and magnifiers. This means you can:

  • Access and navigate all menus using assistive technology.
  • Navigate between headings and landmarks on all pages using assistive technology.
  • Increase the text font size or zoom in on content.
  • Highlight links.
  • Increase text spacing.
  • Increase line-height.
  • Pause animations.
  • Make the content dyslexia-friendly, including by changing the fonts.
  • Increase the size of the cursor
  • Create a reading mask or a reading guide.

You can access the UserWay accessibility widget by pressing CTRL+U.

Known limitations

Whilst we remain focused on ensuring that anyone can access this website, there are some known limitations.

  • Embedded video and audio players can sometimes be difficult to use.
  • Older PDF documents are not always accessible.

If you encounter content which you cannot access, please contact us and we will make arrangements to provide you with the information you require in an alternative format.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact us:

Any feedback we receive will be actioned by the Metro Team. If a response is requested, we will aim to reply within five business days.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Metro Blind Sport is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

We are currently working on a new website and our new website will be  Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1  AA standard

What we are doing to improve accessibility

This website is regularly reviewed for accessibility issues internally by the Metro Blind sport team and externally by our trustees, members and blind and partially sighted volunteers.

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