Accessibility Statement for

This accessibility statement applies to; the website for Disability Sport Wales.

This website is run by Disability Sport Wales. is designed to be used by as many people as possible. You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver) includes options to tailor your experience in the following ways:

  • adjust text size in three levels: small, medium and large
  • change the website's colour palette into one of four curated options: light, dark, calm and high contrast
  • adjust the styling of buttons on so that you can maintain or invert the relationship between background colours and text colours found in non-interactive text
  • reduce the stylistic use of capital letters
  • reduce the amount of animation

If you wish to change any of these settings please review theAccessibility Options.


My Computer My Way has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

Parts of this website are not fully accessible, particularly pages and content brought forward from previous versions of before it was redeveloped in 2021. For example:

  • some pages and document attachments are not written in plain English
  • some pages do not have equivalent content available in Welsh
  • some downloadable documents are in PDF format and are not accessible
  • some downloadable documents are in Microsoft Word format and may not be accessible
  • archived news articles published before February 2021 may not be accessible

Feedback and contact information

If you need information in a different format, please contact:

Please let us know:

  • the web address (URL) of the information you need to access
  • the format you need
  • if contacting via email, please provide your email address and name

If you want to provide feedback or make a complaint about the accessibility of, please contact our Digital Brand and Marketing Officer, Chris Fox:

Chris Fox
Chris Fox
Digital Brand and Marketing Officer
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Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Disability Sport Wales 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

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Optional accessibility settings adjusting text size or colour options may result in a presentation of the website  that does not comply with AA standard.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AAA standard when it is viewed in its High Contrast colour option, with the non-compliances listed below:

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • The purpose of some user interface controls, icons or regions may not be programatically determinable.
  • The purpose of some hyperlinks may not be identifiable from the link text alone.
  • Foreground and background colours can only be selected from four tailored presets.
  • Some images of text may be used for non-decorative purposes on some pages.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations


PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how partners can engage with our services and projects. We are currently working on fixing these essential documents or replacing them with accessible HTML web pages. 

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.


3rd party content

Some of our services include third party content which we have no control over such as documents which are sent to us and uploaded as part of [example] service, or comments left on [example] pages by members of the public. The accessibility regulations do not require us to manage these kinds of content, but if you have a problem with any of the content hosted on this website, please contact us using the methods above and we will try to help.


Video content

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations. We also host or provide links to some existing pre-recorded video content that was published before the 23rd September 2020 by Disability Sport Wales or its partners. This content is also exempt from the regulations. All new video content we produce will have appropriate captions, audio descriptions and transcripts as necessary.


Online Maps

Our service includes the use of online maps to show certain geographical information. These are not used for navigational purposes and are exempt under the regulations. If you require the information presented in an online map in a different format, please contact us to discuss reasonable adjustments.


Archive content

Some of the content in our News section is classified as an archive. This kind of historically recorded content is exempt from meeting the digital accessibility regulations. If you require a specific piece of archive content and it is not accessible, please contact us using the methods above and we will provide an accessible version of the content on request.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 6th February 2021. It was last reviewed on 15th September 2023.

This website was last tested on 22nd May 2023. The test was carried out internally by Disability Sport Wales. The testing included attempting to navigate pages using keyboard controls only, as well as with VoiceOver and NVDA screen-reading assistive technologies.


Accessibility Options

Text Size

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Paragraph Font

You may optionally select to view this website in Lato or Atkinson Hyperlegible.

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Use of Capital Letters

You can choose to minimise the use of capital letters for headings and sub-headings if you find them easier to read in Sentence Case. Some text, including acronyms, may still be shown in capital letters.

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Motion Options

This site sometimes uses animation to bring the content to life. If you'd like to disable this, you can do.

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Accessibility Statement

Read our Accessibility Statement