ACSeS strives to provide the most user friendly experience to all users of the website, including the disabled.
We have implemented the following accessibility features on this website to make it easier to use for people with disabilities.
Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback regarding the accessibility of this site, or if you experience any difficulty using it We strive to obey the spirit of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) of 1995 with respect to the provision of services online, as required by the Disability Rights Commission (DRC).
Accessibility features on this website
The following features improve navigation for screen reader users, keyboard navigation and users of text-only browsers.
Each page has a link to the site map in the main navigation, the map displays all the pages within the site in a straight forward easy to navigate format. Each main section has an access key associated with it. Sighted users who use the keyboard to navigate will see these links appear on screen when using the Tab key to navigate through the page.
All content images used in this site include descriptive alt attributes. Purely decorative graphics include empty alt attributes.
You may change the font size of this document to your preference through your browser: In Internet Explorer, select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size. In Netscape select View, then Text Zoom, and then your preferred percentage size.
All forms follow a logical Tab sequence. Labels are associated with fields using HTML label tags.
Java script is used on the website to improve usability. However it is possible to browse the website without Java script.
This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the use of structured semantic markup ensures that the content of each page is still readable and clearly structured.
- W3 accessibility guidelines, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
- The RNIB's Web accessibility at a glance
- The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA)
- Home Page Reader, a screen reader for Windows.
- JAWS, a screen reader for 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.
- Windows-Eyes, a screen reader for Windows.
- PwWebSpeak, a screen reader for Windows.