Accessibility

Accessibility features of this website
This website has been built to comply with UK regulations concerning website accessibility and incorporates a number of features to support navigation for screen-reader users, keyboard navigation and users of text-only browsers.

Access keys
Access key functionality depends on the type of operating system and also which browser you are using. This attribute is supported by MS Internet Explorer 4 and above and by Netscape 6 and above (including Mozilla browsers such as Firefox and WebKit browsers such as Apple Safari and Google Chrome).

With Windows-based systems:

  • Internet Explorer – the user has to press the ‘Alt’ key and the access key (listed below) together, release then press the ‘Return’ or ‘Enter’ key
  • Mozilla – the user has to press the ‘Alt’ key, the ‘Shift’ key and the access key (listed below) together
  • Safari and Google Chrome – the user has to press the ‘Alt’ key and the access key (listed below) together

With the Apple (Mac) system the user has to press the ‘Ctrl’ key and the access key.

Latin Link access keys
     0 — Accessibility
     1 — Home 
     9 — Contact 
     S — Skip menu

Tab order and skip menu function
This website is built using a logical tab order in mind. If you use the tab key to navigate a website we trust this promotes easy navigation. Also provided is the option to skip over the menu on each page, to avoid you having to tab through each menu item on each page visited.

Screen-reader users
We have created a logical reading order on the website to help your comprehension of the content when using a reader. We have also used headings and semantic link text to allow you to navigate the site with ease.

Style sheets
The website uses style sheets so if your browser does not support CSS or you wish to use your own style sheets, you can do. If you are not sure how to do this, follow the relevant link below for your browser.

Accessibility features of your browser
Accessibility features of Internet Explorer 6
Accessibility features of Internet Explorer 7
Accessibility features of Mozilla/Firefox
Accessibility features of Opera

A useful article from RNIB
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