With that in mind, we have implemented a number of standards in the making of this site to ensure compliance with the Priority 1 Accessibility Level as defined by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (http://www.w3.org/WAI)
For further information about how we have implemented accessibility on this website, please read on:
On every page within the site, there is the option for screen readers to 'Skip to Content'. Using this link will take you directly to the main content on each page.
This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers. You can adjust the text size with your browser tools to browse the site at any text size.
All content images used in this site include descriptive 'ALT' attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null 'ALT' attributes. The site does not rely solely on images to convey information and the site can be navigated with images turned off in the browser.
The sitemap provides an overview of this site with access to each page. Click here to go to the Sitemap.
JAWS, a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited, downloadable demo is available.
Home Page Reader, a screen reader for Windows. A downloadable demo is available.
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.
Opera, a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming, user stylesheets, image toggle. A free downloadable version is available. Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and several other operating systems.