Accessibility Tips


Plain language

We've attempted to use plain English throughout the site to make the information easy to understand.


Navigating our site without a mouse

  • You can use the 'arrow' keys to scroll up and down a page.

  • You can use the space bar to move down and 'shift' and 'space bar' to move up pages.

  • You can use the 'tab' key to move from one link to the next, in sequence, then press the 'return/enter' key to select the link.


Text size

If you need to change the size of the text on our website, you can do this by changing your internet settings in the top right hand corner. 


Device accessibility settings and tools

Your device will have a range of accessibility settings and tools, a few are listed below and also see our Local offer section on ‘Support with Technology’ for organisations that offer tips and advice: 



Windows computers

You can change your display, keyboard and mouse settings there are a range of options available.  Go to your devices settings, and choose ‘Ease of Access’.  Options available include:

  • Narrator

  • Magnifier

  • Colour and contrast

  • Keyboard options

  • Mouse options


Apple devices

You can find accessibility options by going to ‘System Preferences’ and ‘accessibility’


There are a range of accessibility options available on all apple products for further information go to 



Tablets and smart phones

There are a range of accessibility options that you can find in ‘Settings’ and ‘Accessibility’, there are also a variety of apps available to download.  Options available support:

  • Vision

  • Physical and Motor

  • Hearing

  • General