What is Accessibility?

MHR is working towards making People First accessible for all.

To do this we are following the W3C World Wide Web Consortium standards:

The level of compliance we are aim for is AA level: View WCAG level quick guide

These guidelines cover a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities.

The Design System aim is to develop and instil a set of semantically correct components, each with appropriate ARIA markup so they can be identified correctly to users of assistive technologies.

This means People First will follow the Four Principles of Accessibility: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust.

The Four Principles of Accessibility:


Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.


User interface components and navigation must be operable.


Information and the operation of the user interface must be understandable.


Content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies.