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PalAss.org Website Accessibility


We strive to make the PalAss website accessible to all of our users, including those with visual impairments, hearing impairments, motor skill impairments or learning difficulties.

If you have any comments or suggestions on how to make this site more accessible, please contact us Access Key: 7.


Access keys

Access keys let you use basic navigation around the PalAss website without using your mouse. They can be used to jump directly to different sections of the site or certain areas within a page. The site wide 'Access key Functions' are:

0 - Access Key: 0 - Go to the Accessibility help page (this page)
1 - Access Key: 1 - Go to the PalAss website homepage
2 - Access Key: 2 - Go to the Members Area homepage
7 - Access Key: 7 - Go to the Contact Us page
8 - Access Key: 8 - Go to the Privacy Policy page
9 - Access Key: 9 - Go to the Site Terms and Conditions page

How to use access keys in your browser:

Internet Explorer 5+ (PC) Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER

Netscape 7 (PC) Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

Firefox, Mozilla (PC) Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

Firefox, Mozilla (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Safari (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Opera Hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the access key

Notes

Please note that some assistive technology tools such as the IBM HomePage Reader and WindowEyes already make use of the alt+[access key] combinations. As such, users of these tools will not be able to use these access keys.


Other useful sites

Adapting a computer to improve its accessibility

Ability Net in partnership with the BBC have produced a very useful site about how to adapt your computer to increase its accessibility. It's called My Web, My Way and is especially useful for those new to computers and new to impairments.

Programmes about disability

Etcetera, the e-newsletter of the National Disability Arts Forum contains Pick of the Week - a list of forthcoming programmes on disability themes. See www.ndaf.org/main.php?id=3 for more information. Contact them directly to be added to their circulation list ndaf@ndaf.org.uk.



Created by Alan Spencer on the 2007-02-09. (Version 2.0)