We are committed to making all our websites as easy to use as possible for all our users. We use the Worldwide Web Consortium accessibility standards for our website. We have worked with AbilityNet on improving our accessibility standards. For more information about these standards, go to www.abilitynet.org.uk.
You can make the text on your computer bigger. The way you do this depends on what computer you are using. For more help on this, go to www.abilitynet.org.uk and choose the skill sheet called ‘Choosing your Preferred Text Style in Windows’.
If you have difficulty using a mouse, or simply want other options, you might prefer to use the keys on your computer to move around our website more quickly. These are called shortcuts and which keys you use for them depends on the browser you’ve got.
Here we’ve provided links to help with using the shortcuts for four main browsers - Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Safari. To go to the information for each one, select the one you want from the list below:
How much information you can see on your screen is controlled by the screen setting. For example, you can make things look bigger on your screen, or you can make things look smaller so you can include more information on your screen. How you change your screen setting depends on your computer, for more information, go to ˜Help with seeing the screen’ on www.abilitynet.org.uk.
You can control the colours and fonts on the NHAS website. For example, you can change the background colours and the colour of the fonts, so there is more contrast. This will make the text easier to see. This may be particularly useful if you have a visual impairment.
How you change the colours and fonts depends on your computer. For more information, go to www.abilitynet.org.uk and choose the appropriate skill sheet.
You can change the settings on your mouse, for example:
How you change mouse settings depends on your computer. For more information, go to www.abilitynet.org.uk.
You can change:
How you change keyboard settings depends on your computer. For more information, go to www.abilitynet.org.uk.
The following links give you more information about making the web easier to use: