What is Accessibility:
Kahootz is fully accessible to all users, including those with special needs or disabilities. This means you won’t fall foul of anti-discrimination legislation and you can rest assured that your choice of collaboration software won’t become a liability. Kahootz is built specifically to cater for all users — and it has a unique pedigree of use by Government and local authority organisations who insist on compliance with exceptional standards of accessibility in all their software.
In practice, that means every release of Kahootz is thoroughly tested to make sure it is compatible with all modern web browsers, smartphones and tablets, as well as with text-only browsers and screen readers. We don't require the use of any browser plugins, so you don’t need to worry about third party add-ons causing problems either.
The result is a collaboration platform that meets the highest build standards and is truly accessible to all your colleagues, teams and stakeholders. We've not just proved that in principle, but in practice too - we have many clients where users have a variety of accessibility problems, right up to supporting collaboration between international charities for the blind.
Kahootz meets and exceeds strict international accessibility standards, including BS8878, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) Level AA, ISO/IEC 40500 and Section 508 in the US. To put it simply, our pages are accessible to people with a wide variety of special needs and disabilities, from motor control, right up to supporting "reading browsers" that can read out the pages to those with visual impairments.
Whilst it's those big problems that tend to catch the headlines in accessibility software, we believe it's often the small changes that make the difference. Having flexible font sizes helps those who like larger text due to nothing more complex than varifocal glasses; bigger click targets are designed to help all sorts of motor control (in Kahootz you can click on both the tick boxes and round buttons, but also the text they relate too) - that also helps mobile users with touchscreens where we're all using a "fat finger" rather than a precision mouse!