This site has been designed to reach a double A level of accessibility as outlined by the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). This site contains many features to help users with disabilities navigate easily. These features are described below.
The main sections of the site are along the left side of the page. These sections are:
You can navigate the various pages within these sections via the menu that appears on the left hand side of the screen when you enter these pages.
You can also navigate the site via the Site Map
All text on this site is resizable; it can be made larger or smaller according to your preferences by changing the default text size in your browser.
To increase the size of text in Windows Explorer 5+, select View > Text Size > Larger/Largest
Netscape Navigator 6 (above)
To increase the size of text in Netscape 6+, select View > Text Size > Larger or press Ctrl++
Please Note: increasing the size of the text will affect the page layout.
'Skip Navigation' Link
There is a link near the beginning of all pages of the site that allows users of speech browsers or screen magnification software to skip past all the navigation, and go straight to the main content of the page.
In most browsers you will be able jump to specific areas of the site by using the access keys. If you are using Windows, press ALT + an Access key; for Macintosh users, press Control + an access key.
Access Key Action
Home (Alt + 0)
Skip Navigation (Alt + 1)
Contact (Alt + 2)
Sitemap (Alt + 3)
Accessibility Statement (Alt + 4)
This site may be viewed in any browser or Internet device, but looks best in one that complies with web standards created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). To find out more visit their site.
This site is best viewed using the following browsers:
Internet Explorer 5.0; 6.0
To upgrade to the latest Microsoft Browser: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.asp
Netscape: 6.0; 7.0
Upgrade to the latest Netscape Browser: http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/
Internet Explorer 5 or greater