Accessibility Features

This site has been created with special accessibility features that allow it to be used by a wide audience. Some special features to note:

  • Alternative text has been used for all important images. This feature is used for text-to-speech browsers and all-text browsers.
  • All links leading to pages outside of this Web site will open in a new browser window. The attributes of these windows can be controlled by the user.
  • Descriptive hyperlinks have been used along with titles attached to each link outside this site.
  • “Skip Navigation” links have been added to the top of every page to allow users of text-to-speech browsers to skip navigation and go directly to the page content.
  • Font sizes can be adjusted using browser settings and also at the very top of each page, using the text size links.
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) have been used to control the site’s layout.


Increasing text size in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x – 7.x

  • On the “View” menu select “Text Size”
  • Choose the font size you require


Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x

  • On the “Page” menu select “Text Size”
  • Choose the font size you require


Increasing text size in Safari

Safari 2.x and 3.x

  • Click “View” on the menu
  • Select “Make Text Bigger” or “Make Text Smaller”


Safari 4.x

  • Click “View” on the menu
  • Select “Zoom In” or “Zoom Out”


Increasing text size in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox 1.x and 2.x

  • On the “View” menu, click “Text Size”
  • Select “Increase”, “Decrease” or “Normal”


Mozilla Firefox 3.x

  • On the “View” menu, click “Zoom”, select “Zoom Text Only”
  • On the “View” menu, click “Zoom”, select “Zoom In”, “Zoom Out” or “Reset”


Increasing text size in Opera

Opera 9.x

  • On the “View” menu, click “Zoom”
  • Select zoom percentage


Increasing text size in Google Chrome

Chrome 3.x

  • Click the Page button in the top right-hand corner
  • Select the Zoom option
  • Select “Larger” or “Smaller”


Browser Resources

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Site Credits

Company: TradeMark Media: a web design firm in Austin, TX
President and Strategy Director: Nick Weynand
Chief Operating Officer and User Experience Director: Andrea Richeson
Account Manager: Carly Hohl
Junior UX Designer: Polly Thurston
Developer: Danny Lufkin