This page details some of the aspects that we have considered in
trying to make this website as accessible as possible.
Discrimination Act (1995) gives disabled people important rights of
access to everyday services that others take for granted. Our website is
designed to World
Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines which allow people using special
access software and hardware (such as screen readers for visually impaired
people) to use the site:
- We have made every effort to make the text and graphics legible. We
have avoided colour combinations that may confuse people with colour
blindness. The text size can also be changed.
- We have included access keys to allow people with limited physical
capabilities to use the site more easily.
- We have tried to make the information on this site easy to understand.
We have developed sections of the site in
- If you have difficulty reading printed or on-screen text you can use
Browsealoud software speech enables website content. The software is free
to download and it will assist in the navigation of this site.
- We have tested the site in a number of different browsers and it is
suitable for use with Internet Explorer (version 6 and above),
Firefox, Opera and Safari.