Dyslecsia Cymru / Wales Dyslexia

Our vision is to make Wales the best place in the world for the dyslexic individual to live, learn, work and develop to their full potential.

Our vision is to make Wales the best place in the world for the dyslexic individual to live, learn, work and develop to their full potential.

Accessibility Policy

Simple language

We use simple language that is easy to understand and attempt to avoid the use of jargon, acronyms and abbreviation.

Standards compliance

  • Every page on this site is designed to comply with all priority 1, 2 and 3 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. We will continue to review and seek to extend compliance with these and other accessibility guidelines.
  • Every page on this site is designed to be written in well-formed, valid XHTML with the visual layout and design controlled by valid Cascading Style Sheets.
  • Every page on this site uses structured semantic markup. H1 tags are used for section titles, H2 tags for main page titles (and H3 and H4 tags for sub titles). Certain specialist browsers, such as screen readers like JAWS, allow users to navigate through pages by headings and sub-headings when they are properly marked-up in this way. (For example, on this page, JAWS users can skip to the next section within the accessibility statement by pressing ALT+INSERT+3.)


  • Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target (such as the title of a page or section).
  • Links are written to make sense out of context.


All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Screen readers read will read this text, and text-only browsers will display it so that, at the very least, users who have problems seeing images can access a sense of what the images are communicating.

Visual design

  • This site uses cascading style sheets for its visual layout and text formatting.
  • The size of all of the text on this site can be manipulated by users via the ‘text size’ options in visual browsers. All key content, all body text and of all of the text contained in navigation menus can be increased or decreased by users.
  • If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
  • All tables containing key content are marked with a summary, so that screen readers and speech browsers read a description of the contents of tables when they first come across them.

Cross Platform Support

  • This site will detect if it is being accessed by an iPhone or other mobile device and deliver the content formatted for easy viewing and navigation on a small screen.
    Page Printing
  • To save paper and ink this site will print pages omitting navigation, coloured banners and other elements which consume ink and paper.


We’re always looking for ways to make our website easier to use. Please let us know if you experience any problems in using it, or if you have any questions or comments about accessibility.

Accessibility references