Website Accessibility

We aim to ensure that all pages of our website conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). These guidelines are the internationally recognized benchmark for building accessible websites and explain how to make content more accessible for people with disabilities.

Our Accessibility

 

Our IT and Digital team actively work to ensure that our website is accessible to the widest possible audience and useable by people of all abilities.

Our Accessibility Icon (the International Symbol of Access) can be found towards the top of your screen:

Clicking this icon opens our Accessibility Menu whereby you can change the font size, page contrast and greyscale as well as adjusting the background and underlining the site weblinks.

We also have access to a wide range of global languages; please use the flag icon at the top right-hand of your screen to select your native language.

Changing your Text

 

Internet Explorer

Select the ‘View’ menu using your mouse or by pressing ‘Alt’ and ‘V’ on your keyboard > Select the ‘Text Size’ option > Choose your preferred text size

 

Safari

Select the ‘View’ menu using your mouse or by pressing ‘Alt’ and ‘V’ on your keyboard > Select the ‘Text Size’ option > Increase or decrease the text size with the mouse or by using the up and down arrow keys and pressing ‘ Enter ‘.

Alternatively you can press ‘Ctrl’ and ‘+’ to increase the text size, ‘Ctrl’ and ‘-‘ to decrease the text size. ‘Ctrl’ and ‘0’ returns you to the default ‘normal’ size.

 

Mozilla/Firefox/Netscape

Select the ‘View’ menu using your mouse > Select ‘Make Text Bigger’ or ‘Make Text Smaller’

 

Opera

Select the ‘View’ menu using your mouse > Select ‘Zoom’

 

Screen Resolution

 

You can also change your computer’s screen resolution, which will allow you to make the whole screen larger or smaller:

Windows – Select Start > Control Panel > Display > Settings.

Apple Macintosh – select System Preferences > Displays > Resolution.

How are we doing?

 

We’d love to hear from you!

If you’d like to share any suggestions with us on what we can do to make our website even more accessible please let us know. We’d also like to hear from you if you experience any problems accessing our website please email us at: info@insightsesc.co.uk

Free Tools for your Desktop, Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone

 

My Computer My Way’ is a great website that provides easy to use guides that help you understand the accessibility features built into any device you are using. – Open Link

Vision: help with seeing your screen
Hearing: help with sounds and audio
Motor: help with keyboard and mouse difficulties
Cognitive: help with reading, spelling and understanding

Useful Websites to visit

Equality and Human Rights Commission – Promoting and upholding equality and human rights ideals and laws across England, Scotland and Wales – Open Link

Information on accessibility options for Apple Computers – Open Link

Information on accessibility options for Microsoft Windows Based Computers – Open Link

AbilityNet is a charity that provides details of computer equipment which helps people with disabilities – Open Link

Inclusive Technology are retailers of specialist software and hardware for people with disabilities – Open Link

Terms & Disclaimer

While every care has been taken in the compilation of this information, Insights ESC in delivering the Hammersmith & Fulham IASS will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, or inconvenience whatsoever caused as a result of any inaccuracy or error within these pages.

Links to other sites from these pages are for information only and Insights ESC Limited accepts no responsibility or liability for access to, or the material on, any site which is linked from or to this site. We regularly review web links to ensure that sites can be accessed. If, however, you have difficulties accessing a site we would like to know. Please contact In-IASS@insightsesc.co.uk with full details.