Accessibility

We aim to make this website accessible to everyone.

You can make the writing bigger on our site by :

Increase the text size:

If you would like to change the text size on this website, please use the tool at the top of this page – Click on the different sized ‘A’s to make it larger or smaller.

You can also translate the page into other languages using the tool at the top of the page.

or :

Scroll the wheel of your mouse while you hold down the control key (Ctrl).
or go to:
• Internet Explorer: View > Text size
• Netscape: Edit > Preferences > Appearance > Fonts
•Firefox: Hold down Ctrl and press +, or press Alt then select View > Zoom > Zoom In
• Opera: File > Preferences > Fonts > Minimum font size (pixels)
• All text is assigned a relative font size – this means that you can resize the text if you want to

These methods will all vary slightly depending on what version of the browser you have.

Using a screen reader

For those using screen readers, the content comes before the navigation on each page – at the start of the content you have the option to skip to the navigation.

All informational images contain an ALT tag and decorative images have a null ALT attribute so only if the image has useful information is it available to screen readers

Easy Printing

The pages on this website are all printer-friendly – just the Mencap Logo and the page content will appear on any printouts you make. All pages are designed using CSS – no tables whatsoever have been used in the design of this website.

Standards compliance

This website conforms to:

W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines priority 1, 2, and 3.