This accessibility statement applies to content published on
This website is run by Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Services (SENDIASS) in Leeds. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using a screen reader
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- zoom in up to 200% (using browser zoom functionality) without the text spilling off the screen
- increase text size and line height (using browser extensions) without without the text spilling off the screen
- change the font colour and background colour (using browser extensions)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- documents migrated from our old website are not accessible
If you need information on this website in a different format
contact us and tell us:
- the web address (URL) of the content
- your name and email address
- the format you need, for example, audio CD, braille, BSL or large print, accessible PDF
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, email
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
SENDIASS Leeds is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Multiple instances of the same ID
Each page of our website has multiple elements with the same ID value. A singular webpage may contain one ID per element but the value for each ID must be unique. The ID value specified multiple times is called “DataProvider”. This doesn’t meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1 Info and Relationships and 4.1.1 (Parsing).
Some documents on the
Education, Health and Care Plans and Assessments are not accessible. We are currently working on creating accessible online forms. If you need these forms in an alternative format please
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 01 June 2020. It was last reviewed on 01 June 2020.
This website was last tested on 29 May 2020. The test was carried out by the Web Design Team at Leeds City Council.
We tested a selection of pages, ensuring those tested reflected the variety of different page layouts used on our website.
The pages tested were:
- Parents, carers and children
- Young people