Our goal for the website is that all pages should meet the Priority 2 (Level AA) checkpoints of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
We will continue to try to improve the accessibility of the website, and your feedback is important to us for this.
We have made the site as usable as we can, but you might have a better experience if you change the settings on your computer to suit your individual needs. For example, you can change the site’s colours, increase the text size, or have the site spoken aloud.
Descriptive link text
When the author of a site uses descriptive link text, all links on the page will make sense even when read out of context. For users of assistive technology (e.g. screen-readers) this can allow them to quickly jump through pages of text to find relevant links.
Meaningful ALT attribute on images
Most images on this site contain additional ‘alternate’ text that is stored with the image. This allows users who otherwise wouldn’t be able to see the image access to the stored information. Although this can help users of assistive technology (e.g. screen-readers), this also applies to visitors who disable images because of a slow internet connection.
This website is compatible with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 and above, Safari, Firefox and Chrome.
The Google Translate tool (in the footer of the website) enables you to choose from over 100 languages to change the text on the website into a language you are familiar with.
PDF and Accessibility
Visually impaired users may have trouble reading PDF files with screen reader software. To overcome this you can go to the Access Adobe website and use their online conversion tools for Adobe PDF Documents.