These simple usability tips can enhance your access to content on our websites.
Easy keyboard conrols
You can easily chance the size of our web pages with a few simple keystrokes:
PC: To zoom in press Ctrl + plus sign (+). To zoom out press Ctrl + minus sign (-).
Mac: To zoom in press command + plus sign (+). To zoom out press command + minus sign (-).
Screen readers enable people with visual impairments to use computers. Commonly used web browsers either have built-in screen readers or use screen reader extensions, which read content aloud.
If you do not already have a screen reader on your computer, there are free screen readers available online, such as the open source screen reader NVDA.
Google Chrome: Download and install the Chrome Screen Reader extension.
Safari: Select Edit>Speech>Start Speaking/Stop Speaking. Microsoft Edge: Right-click on the web page and select Read aloud. You also can press Ctrl + Shift + U to activate or deactivate the Read aloud screen reader.
You may also consider more robust free and paid screen readers which deliver text-to-speech functionality, sound icons, or Braille output devices.
Job Access with Speech (JAWS) — Windows-compatible
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) — Windows-compatible VoiceOver — Mac-compatible