Microsoft has inbuilt features, to aid accessibility. Select ‘All Programs’ and ‘Accessories’ and ‘Accessibility’ to find the options.
For those with a slight visual impairment, the ‘Magnifier’ option in Microsoft Windows may be useful, to enlarge text size.
Microsoft ‘Narrator’ is a basic screen reader that may also be of use. Be aware that it can only be used in certain programs and will only read in English.
For those with Vista, click here for accessibility demos.
You can view a short video: ‘How to resize text on web pages’ using Internet Explorer.
This screen-reading tool can be used to convert written text into audio format. For example, to read a prospectus:
In addition, many website pages can be converted into PDF format to facilitate the use of screen-reading software.
Videos viewed via YouTube allow for captions to be enabled. Select the icon labelled ‘Automatic captions available in your language’.
If you have any questions relating to this website’s accessibility please email firstname.lastname@example.org