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We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience - regardless of ability or browsing technology and including those who have visual, hearing, motor and cognitive impairments.

Our site aims to comply with the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) guidelines, which can be viewed on the WAI website.

If you have any feedback on the accessibility of this site, please contact us.

Features of our website

We’ve designed the Forward Thinking Birmingham website with accessibility in mind. Key features include:

  • The use of common web conventions
  • The use of clear, simple language across the website
  • The use of validated HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

We have also avoided the use of any blinking or flickering elements.

Images and videos

All content images used in this site include descriptive alternative text. Those in purely decorative graphics or used for layout include blank ALT attributes.

Subtitles are available on all video content produced by us on this site.

Help using the web

The BBC’s My Web, My Way has lots of information on how to use the accessibility features of your computer and make it easier to use the web. This includes information on: