Accessibility statement

The office of the Children and Young People's Commissioner aims for all pages of this website to be WCAG A approved. This means that they should comply with all Priority 1 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Many Priority 2 and 3 guidelines have also been followed in the creation of this website.

Read the Priority 1 W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

The Children and Young People's Commissioner welcomes any questions or comments about this statement. Tell the office what you want to say.


All content images used in this site should include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics should include null ALT attributes.

Visual design

This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets, the content of each page is still readable.

Accessibility references

Accessibility software

  • Lynx, a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.
  • Links, a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.
  • Opera, a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming, user stylesheets, image toggle. A free downloadable version is available. Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and several other operating systems.