Word-Bank is an affordable add-on website facility which explains the meanings of difficult words. It encourages meaningful understanding of website information, allowing organisations to exceed current accessibility legislation while improving engagement. Websites using Word-Bank have a button.

Advantages for clients:

  • Cost effective and innovative.
  • No specialist knowledge required to add to web sites.
  • Automated linking technology.
  • Easily subscribe to dictionaries then customise individual definitions.
  • Has mainstream application and appeal as it is not a disability specific tool – ensuring reach across the widest possible audience.
  • Comprehensive online and offline support.

Advantages for site users:

  • Convenient, website users are not required to have specific training or software.
  • Provides instant clarification reducing the need to follow alphabetical lists or reference dictionaries.
  • Will not interfere with other accessibility tools including software for people with visual impairments.

Stephan Brusch, Head of LD Development and Prevent Coordinator at NHS London “Word-Bank ensures our website is accessible to people with learning disabilities. Through Word-Bank, we are assured that the information that we provide on our website is accessible to a much wider audience. We are certainly proud of the end product and had very positive responses from our end users. Enabled City have ensured that the web-development was done in true partnership with us and people with learning disabilities. Many thanks!”

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