If the text on the site is too difficult to read there are ways in which you can increase and decrease the text size:
- In Internet Explorer go to View > Text size and select Larger or Largest.
- Mozilla and Firefox users can alter the size of the displayed text by using Control and the Plus/Minus keys to increase/decrease the font size.
- Chrome users can alter the size of the displayed text by using Control and the Plus/Minus keys to increase/decrease the font size.
Our website offers a link to BrowseAloud. BrowseAloud is a free tool that speech enables website content. It offers a practical website access service to people with reading difficulties and those who find it easier to listen to, rather than read the content of our website.
It assists in the navigations of our website for the following sections of the population:
- Those with low literacy and reading skills
- Those where English is not the first language
- Dyslexic people
- Those with mild visual impairment
- Download Browsealoud
Some key accessibility features are described below for those who may wish to take advantage of them.
All images that provide information have appropriate alternative text such that the information is available to people who cannot see the images.
Images that are provided for decoration are provided as either background images or have NULL (empty quote marks) alternative text.
A sitemap page is accessible in the bottom/footer navigation of every page and is provided to assist with navigation.