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Accessibility

This page provides information about alternative options to navigating and using our website in addition to the standard mouse scroll and click method and standard style and views. These options are made available here to help those with functional limitations access our site and find information they require.

Access keys and what they do

The following access keys combined with the appropriate keyboard shortcuts (depending on your system and browser, as above) have been made available for navigating the content on our website:

  • 0 - Navigates to the 'Access keys' page.
  • n - Skips to the primary navigation.
  • [ - Skips to the main content.
  • 1 - Navigates to the homepage.
  • o - Loads the text only version of our website.
  • c - Loads and cycles the high contrast versions of our website.
  • \ - Loads the default version of our website.
  • t - Cycles through text size options.
  • u - Navigates to the 'About us' page.
  • s - Navigates to the 'Services' page.
  • p - Navigates to the 'Support' page.
  • d - Navigates to the 'Directories' page.
  • b - Navigates to the 'Publications' page.
  • 9 - Navigates to the 'Contact us' page.

How to use access keys

For PC Using Firefox 2.0:

Press the ALT key, the Shift key and the access key at the same time. For example, pressing ALT + Shift + 1 will take you to the homepage.

For PC Using Internet Explorer 6 and 7:

Press the ALT key and the access key at the same time, release both keys, and press Enter. For example, pressing ALT + 9, releasing, then pressing Enter will take you to the contact us page.

For Mac Using Firefox 2.0:

Press the Control key, the Shift key and the access key at the same time. For example, pressing CTRL + Shift +3 will take you to the search page.

Text size

We have made a text resize button available at the top of the page in the accessibility toolbar (indicated by the 'T'). Click this button to cycle through 4 increased text size levels.

Color options

We have also made a high contrast button available in the accessibility toolbar to change to a high contrast version of our website. Click the button to cycle through the available versions or click the default style button to revert back.