Here at Change U we take accessibility very seriously!
All of our links and as many images as possible include descriptive and help tags to help users identify how to navigate our website and what where all about. To access these features a screen reader or text based browser (See links below) is required, alternatively you can TAB through links on the website and use the ENTER key to follow them.
Browser Accessibility Options
To view your browsers accessibility options simply identify which browser you are using and then follow the corresponding instructions below:
Internet Explorer (Version 7). If you can see your browsers Menu Bar then simply click on "Tool" then "Internet Options" then the "Advanced Tab", located in the list now shown are several check boxes relating to specific options for your browser, the top of the list always shows the options relating to the accessibility. If you cannot see your menu bar then right click anywhere on the browsers main bar (the bar which tabs and other icons reside) and ensure a check box is located beside the "Menu Bar" option.
Mozilla Firefox (Version 2). Simply select "Tools" then "Options" then "Advanced" tab and finally the "General" tab (which is a sub-tab of the adavanced tab) here your can see your browsers accesibility options.
We have taken care to ensure that the site's font and background colour combinations contrast significantly and are effective in ensuring information is still clear when viewed in different colour combinations.
If you wish to override the site's colours, you can do this by changing your browser settings to your own preference.
RNIB website - The Royal National Institute for the Blind
www.w3.org/WAI - W3C accessibility guidelines
www.bcab.org.uk - British Computer Association of the Blind
www.bbc.co.uk/education/betsie - BBC web pages specially constructed to improve clarity for visually impaired users. The website also includes other useful links
http://www.disability.gov.uk/ - The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA)
JAWS - a screen reader for use with Windows.
Lynx - a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.
Links - a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.