Our accessibility statement

Headway is committed to providing, to the best of our ability, services, procedures, information, facilities, and events, that people of all abilities can understand, and use, as fully as possible.

We are also committed to working with others in our communities, to improve accessibility for all people, particularly those with hidden disabilities, such as acquired brain injury.

If there is anything particular we can do to make your visit to Headway easier or your use of this website easier, please let us know. We will do our best to assist you.

Please phone a member of our Information and Support Team on 01 6040 800 or contact us here

Standards Compliance

We have tried to ensure that this site complies with the following standards:

  • Accessibility: all pages were developed to conform with the Double A rating of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v2.0.
  • HTML: the HyperText Markup Language code that underpins this site validates to the XHTML 1.0 Strict standard.
  • CSS: the Cascading Style Sheets that define the structure and look of this site validates to W3C standards.

Design & Coding

  • This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to define structure and layout. If your browser does not support CSS or if you turn disable CSS support the content of each page is still readable.
  • Structured semantic markup has been used for the pages. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles and so on.
  • Links are generally written to make sense out of context.
  • All fonts are scalable allowing users to define the base font size.
  • All forms are coded using LABEL and ID attributes.
  • All content images contain descriptive ALT attributes.

Adobe PDF & Microsoft Word Content

Some pages contain Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word content. Please visit the Adobe website for information on PDF accessibility, and the Microsoft website for information on Word accessibility.