Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

On this website the efforts are made to improve the basic menu navigation and labeling in order to provide a simple and effortless navigation experience to visitors using screen-reading software for Web browsing. We will  continue to researach and implement solutions in the areas of accessiobility and universal design.

 

General Information

 In the development of this website, efforts have been made towards adding a significant number of accessibility features that complement the use of assistive technologies and help to make the website accessible to maximum possible users/visitors,ranging from the those who use assistive technologies to those with a low end browser or computer.

 

Visual Design

This site uses Cascading Style Sheets to control the overall presentation of the website. Turning off the style sheet will effect the visual presentation and may effect the functionality of the website for some users.

 

Changing Text size

There are three options provided to you to set the size of the text that effect readability. These are:

Largest: Displays information in the largest font size.

Larger: Display information in a font size larger than the standdard font size.

Medium: Display information in a standard font size, which is the default size.

The website allowas you to change the text size in three different ways, by clicking on the text size icons present at the top of each page. 

 

Text Size Icon

Following different options are provided in the form of icons which are available on the top of each page:

Decrease text size: Allows to decrease the text size up to Three levels.

Normal text size:Allows to set default text size.

Increase text size: Allows to increase the text size up to three levels.

 

Link and Images

Necessary links were assigned 'TITLE' attributes to describe the target in greater detail. Users of assistive technology may wish to set screen reader options to take full advantage of this feature. 

Images used in this site include a descriptive 'ALT' attribute. Those images which are purely decorative or used for layout include a null 'ALT' attribute.

 

Changing the Contrast Scheme

There are some options provided to you to change the colour scheme.....

Dark Grey:  Applies dark grey colour as the background  and suitable colours to the foreground text on the screen to improve readability.

Light Grey: Applies light grey colour as the background and suitable colours to the foreground text on the screen ot improve readability.

Default: Brings the screen back to its original appearance.

Above schemes can be used by clicking on icons present at the top of each page.