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Accessibility

We are committed to complying with the Disability Discrimination Act and have made significant improvements to our website in order to reduce the barriers experienced by people with disabilities.

By following Government guidelines, it is our policy to create pages to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Priority 2 level (Double A).

We are aware, however, that occasionally we do make mistakes. If you find any of our pages inaccessible please use our feedback formto let us know.


Access keys

If you have difficulty in using a mouse or similar devices, you can use keyboard shortcuts. We follow the government's access key system.

The keyboard shortcuts are:

0 - Access key details
1 - Home page
3 - Site Map
4 - Search
6 - Privacy
7 - Website Disclaimer
8 - Terms & Conditions
9 - Contact us
S - Skip navigation


How do I use the access keys for my browser?


  • Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key, then press ENTER.
  • Internet Explorer 4: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key.
  • Internet Explorer 5+ for Mac: Hold down the CTRL key and select the number/letter of the access key
  • Internet Explorer 4.5 for Mac: Access keys are not supported.
  • Netscape 6+: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key.
  • Netscape earlier versions: Access keys are not supported.
  • Mozilla: Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key.

Resizing text

If the text is too small for you to read comfortably then you can resize it. At the top of the web page, you will see Text size A A A.  Clicking on the this will increase or reduce the size of the text.

Alternatively, you can use the built in text resizing function of your Internet browser.  Instructions are given for major browsers below:

  • Internet Explorer 4:
    Choose View>Internet Options…>Accessibility… and check the ignore font sizes specified on web pages option. Click OK, OK, and then you can alter the text size using the View>Text Size option
  • Internet Explorer (version 5 and later):
    Choose Tools>Internet Options…>Accessibility… and check the ignore font sizes specified on web pages option. Click OK, OK, and then you can alter the text size using the View>Text Size option.
  • Mozilla Firefox
    Select the keys CTRL and + (From menu: View, Text Size, Increase) together to increase text size and CTRL and - to reduce it(From menu: View, Text Size, Decrease).
  • All other browsers should be able to resize the text directly from the menu bar. Please see your specific browser help pages if you are having difficulty.

 

Downloadable documents

Where possible we try to provide direct links to downloadable documents either hosted on the EPDA website or on an external website.  Most downloads will be in Acrobat PDF format.  You will need to have installed Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™on your computer.

All pages on the EPDA website may downloaded in PDF format by using the PDF basket feature on this site.  More information can be found here.