Spinal Life Australia is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We continue to make changes to improve the user experience for everyone and apply the relevant accessibility standards.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.
Spinal Life Australia is working towards the Level AA of the WCAG 2.0 guidelines, which states that sites should be:
- Perceivable – Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.
- Operable – User interface components and navigation must be operable.
- Understandable – Information and the operation of user interface must be understandable.
- Robust – Content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted reliably by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies.
In order to ensure accessibility we also:
- Have internal policies that take accessibility into account
- Have an appointed a Senior Advisor for Accessibility and Inclusion Officer
- Provide our staff with disability awareness training
- Have clear organisational accessibility targets and responsibilities
- Ensure we’re using best practice design principals that promotes accessibility
- Employ people with disabilities
As part of our efforts to achieve WCAG 2.0 AA compliance, we use Monsido as an ongoing monitoring service.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Spinal Life Australia website. If you have experienced any accessibility barriers while using any part of spinal.com.au, please let us know:
Phone: 1300 774 625