Accessibility


This page contains information and guidance to help visitors when using this site. This web site follows the W3C’s (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10/) web content accessibility guidelines. We are continually working to improve the accessibility and usability of our content, however, if you are experiencing any difficulties downloading files or accessing a particular page, please contact us for assistance. 

Viewing Pages

This website is designed to display best with your monitor set at screen resolution 1024 x 768 pixels, but will generally display with minimal scrolling at 800 x 600 pixels. Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) are used to set the colour and size of the test within each page.

Increasing Text Size

Some user might find screen test easier to read by increasing the size at which text is displayed. To do this, please adjust your browser settings manually and follow the instructions below:
- If you use Microsoft Explorer, go to the ‘View menu’, select ‘Text Size’ and then either Larger or Largest. For more information, visit the Microsoft help and support site (http://support.microsoft.com/?ln=en-gb). 
- If you use Firefox, go to ‘View menu’, select ‘Text size’ and then select ‘Increase’. You can have the same effect by using the keyboard and pressing the keys ‘Ctrl’ and ‘+’ at the same time. For more information, visit the Firefox help and support site (http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/options). 
- If you use Google Chrome, go to the Menu and click on the ‘+’ sign next to the ‘Zoom’ option. You can have the same effect by using the keyboard and pressing the keys ‘Ctrl’ and ‘+’ at the same time. For more information, visit the Chrome help and support site (https://support.google.com/chrome/?hl=en-GB#topic=3227046).

PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader

Documents marked .pdf are saved in Portable Document Format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view all PDF files. The Adobe Acrobat Reader software is available for download free of charge from the Adobe website (http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/). The free Reader allows you to view, navigate and print PDF files across all major computing platforms.

Adobe’s accessibility website is full of information on the features and capabilities of Adobe products that enhance electronic document accessibility for people with disabilities such as blindness, low vision and motor impairments.

Problem Reporting

If you have any difficulties using this site that you believe we could change, please let us know, by providing the following:
- The URL (web address) of the page(s) that you are having difficulty with
- The nature of your disability (of applicable)
- A description of the problem

Please forward your problems, suggestions and/or solutions to our web team on the Contact Us page.



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