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 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 - - Go to the Accessibility help page (this page)
1 - - Go to the PalAss website homepage
2 - - Go to the Members Area homepage
7 - - Go to the Contact Us page
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
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 email@example.com.