The Brain & Spine Foundation is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. We actively work to ensure that our website is accessible and usable by people of all abilities.


Accessibility guidelines

All pages of this website aim to conform to level AA Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). These guidelines are the internationally recognised benchmark for building accessible websites. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines also makes web content more user friendly for all people.


Web standards and technologies

This website has been built to comply with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. These technologies are relied upon throughout the site. The site displays correctly in all popular browsers, and degrades gracefully in older browsers.


Below you can find guidance on the many ways you can adjust your laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone, including changes to your keyboard and mouse:

  • Vision
    To find a wide range of solutions to help you see websites and apps more clearly, click here.
  • Hearing
    Explore the different ways that your computer, mobile or tablet can be made easier to use for people with a hearing impairment by clicking here.
  • Motor
    You can find out the many ways you can make your keyboard and mouse easier to use by clicking here.
  • Cognitive
    You can find ways to make your computer, mobile or tablet easier to use with various software tools and techniques by clicking here.


We use YouTube to host our videos, and where possible videos used on the website will have their captions coded into the video file. Where this hasn’t been possible, the captions will have been created within YouTube. These captions can be accessed by clicking the ‘CC’ button within the video player.

Conformance date

This accessibility statement was issued in January 2023.


Contact information

We are continually working to maintain the accessibility of this website. If you experience any problem accessing the site then please contact us.