Accessibility

To make text larger or smaller

  1. Click on the word View at the top of the page
  2. Click on Text Size
  3. Click on the text size you would like.
Or

Text size

You can change the size of the text by clicking on one of the 3 As (AAA) at the top of the page.


To make the page look bigger:

  1. Click on the word View at the top of the page
  2. Click on Full Screen


Or

Press on the key F11 on your keyboard.

Listen here

listen iconThe 'Listen here' function toolbar includes not only a screen reader but a contrast adjustment tool and magnifier. The help facility  '?' contains useful supporting information – check out this content.

Play icon 
Screen reader
The site incorporates a screen reader allowing users to have key links and text read out.
To hear text:

  1. Select ‘Listen here’ to open the screen reader. An screen reader access toolbar will open and remain at the top of the screen.
  2. Select play icon from toolbar to initiate reader
  3. When cursor stops over text an small speech bubble icon appears – click on this and the reader will read the whole text section or paragraph
  4. To read individual words or sentences – first highlight any text required and click on the play icon.

To find out more about screen reader software please follow this link
http://www.speakyoursite.com

Contrast icon Contrast adjustment
The user can also set screen filters in a wide range of colours. This provides a tinted overlay to make browsing and reading on-screen easier. You can change the colour of the screen tint and you can vary the level of tint.

  1. Select ‘Contrast’ icon from toolbar
  2. Run ClaroView.exe file when prompted
  3. Select colour and level of tint from range available
  4. Select tick to minimise colour options screen
  5. Select reverse arrow to reset to ‘normal’ view.
Magnify iconMagnifier
The user can access a magnifying tool that allows areas of the screen to be increased in size by up to 32 times.
  1. Select 'magnifier' icon from toolbar
  2. Run lightening.exe file when prompted
  3. The default setting is plus 3 times and this setting allows the whole screen to be magnified at once.
  4. A smaller magnifier can be accessed which can be moved across the selected areas of the screen.
  5. In magnify mode go to the top left hand corner of screen to this toolbar and click on symbol circled.

Other options


There are more options to make websites easier to read. To look at the other options
1. click on the word View or Tools at the top of the page
2. click Internet Options
3. click on the Advanced tab
4. choose the options you would like.

 

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