Accessibility

Improve the way you browse the YSS website

We have designed this site to provide easy, quick and convenient access to information about our services to all people who may need them. We believe the site offers reasonable levels of accessibility – we have checked the site with a variety of browsers, and believe it works acceptably.

However, YSS is always looking for ways to improve its websites, so please report any accessibility or usability difficulties to ann.constable@yss.org.uk.

Changing the way your browser displays a page

There are a few simple things you can do to enhance the accessibility of this site.

Firstly, you can easily modify the text size of your browser:

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and 7.0

  1. Open the browser
  2. Choose View option
  3. Select Text Size from options list
  4. From next options list select Small, Medium, Large or Largest to set text to size you want

Mozilla Firefox 1.5, 2.0

  1. Open the browser
  2. Hold down Ctrl button on keyboard and press + (plus) key
  3. This will enlarge text, to enlarge again repeat procedure
  4. Repeat until text is set to size you want
  5. To make text smaller press Ctrl on keyboard and – (minus) key

Google Chrome 0.4

  1. Open the browser
  2. To make text larger press Ctrl++
  3. To make text smaller press Ctrl —
  4. To return text to normal size press Ctrl + 0

Opera 9.0

  1. Open the browser
  2. Press + (in some versions you might need to press the Shift key as well) to increase size and – to decrease text size. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10%.
  3. Alternatively press AltV to bring up the view menu and then press Z to bring up the zoom options. Then use the up and down arrow keys to select the option you want followed by Enter.

Netscape 6.2, 7.0, 8.1 and 9.0

  1. Open the browser
  2. Hold down Ctrl button on keyboard and press + (plus) key
  3. This will enlarge text, to enlarge again repeat procedure
  4. Repeat until text is set to size you want
  5. To make text smaller press Ctrl on keyboard and – (minus) key

Apple Safari 1.2, 2.0 and 3.0

  1. Open the browser
  2. Hold down Apple Key and press + (plus) key
  3. This will enlarge text, to enlarge again repeat procedure
  4. Repeat until text is set to size you want
  5. To make text smaller press Apple Key on keyboard and press –  (minus) key

We are sorry if your favourite browser is not listed here – we have chosen these browsers as they account for over 90% of all browsers in use.

It is also possible to remove or override the effects of the style sheet used to control the display and layout of this site.

For more information on accessibility options whilst using Internet Explorer, please click this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Internet-Explorer-accessibility-options

For more information on accessibility options whilst using Mozilla Firefox, please click this link: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/accessibility-features-firefox-make-firefox-and-we

For more information on accessibility options whilst using Apple Safari, please click this link: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/

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