The site is progressing towards WAI-W3C level II compliance. There is still a little work to be done but it meets all the most important features of the standard.
Text Only Version the text only link at the top of the header switches the site into fully serialised high contrast text only form suitable for screen readers and sighted users needing large high contrast text.
Within the text view links to jump between the menus and the content are provided. Once switched to text-only the user will recieve text-only pages until either their session times out after 20 minutes of inactivity or the user uses the 'graphic view' link to switch back.
Using Alt+ (IE on the PC) folowed by Enter, Alt+shift+ (Firefox on the PC), Option + (Mac) the following shortcuts have been provided and are accessible from all pages.
Alt+1 the Home link
Alt+2 the text-only/graphical switch link.
Alt+4 Send Page
Alt+5 Site Search
Alt+6 Home link on the left side menu
On the home page
Alt+S Service Directory
If you have any access problems please let us know via the contact form.