Accessability Statement

The National Disability Services Association is committed to making its Website accessible, in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.

This accessibility statement applies to

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 level AA. The National Disability Services Association is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are currently working with IA Labs and NCBI to ensure we meet accessibility standards. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and adhering to the required accessibility standards. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG2.1) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

Non-accessible Content

Keyboard/Screenreader navigation is not yet accessible on parts of the website.

Skip to content link is not yet implemented.

Images – we are currently working through images to add contextual alternative text

Forms – we are currently working on accessibility validation and error handling focus

Link text – we are working to remove “click here”, “read more” and any other links that do not give context. We will use a unique name when possible or an aria-label.

Correctly structured content with good heading usage
 – we are creating logical heading structures on our pages

Cross operatingsystem compatibility – has not yet been implemented in every section. We are currently updating CSS for desktop and mobile.

Mobile navigation – along with cross operating system compatibility, once CSS has been updated, we will audit for mobile navigation and ease of use forscreen readers

Preparation of this Accessibility Statement

The Statement was prepared by IA Labs where IA Labs preformed a blend manual and automated accessibility audits using multiple platforms Windows (JAWS, NVDA), Mac(VoiceOver), iOS (VoiceOver) and Android(TalkBack) and their native accessibility tools. A detailed issue log was created against WCAG 2.1 standards. These issues were presented to the development team who then amended these issues and brought the website in to WCAG 2.1 AA compliance.

This statement was created by IA Labs in July 2022. The statement was last reviewed in July 2022.

Feedback and Contact Information

If you find any problems not listed on this page, contact 

Enforcement Procedure

If you are not happy with our response, or you want to raisean accessibility issue that is not related to this website, you can make a complaint via