Help with website pages
It is very important that our electronic content is just as accessible as our hardcopy documentation. Therefore, we have designed the site to take into account, as far as possible, all audiences (including those with disabilities that would make it difficult for them to access and use traditional sites.) Please have a look at the links below for more detailed information on this topic.
Speech enabled web site
We have speech enabled our websites so that it can be read to you. This service can be accessed by clicking on the link below and downloading some software from Browsealoud - this software is free.
Once the software has been installed on your computer you can listen as each web page is read to you. The software will even read PDF files.
We are provide this service to improve access to our information for people who find it difficult to read. This includes anyone with dyslexia or mild visual impairments and visitors to the site where English is not their first language.
Click on the link below and you will be taken to an external site where you will find full instructions to carry out the download and installation. Please note this is a free service to you.
Help with setting up your browser
You may also be interested in viewing the BBC web site for accessibility. The BBC offers good advice for other computing platforms as well.