Getting the best from our website
Our new website is user-friendly and fully responsive, which means you can browse it on any device you choose, including desktop, tablet and mobile.
We’ve taken plenty of steps with the design and development of our website to ensure that it’s accessible, but there are many things you can do to personally tailor your experience of using our website and others.
The Government have worked with an organisation called Ability.Net, to create a set of resources called ‘My Computer my way’. These online factsheets will help you to further tailor your browsing for a comfortable and enjoyable experience online.
Their website can be found here: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/
The following links provide step-by-step guides across four specific areas which are outlined in the sections below:
This includes guidance on making text larger, magnifying your screen, making your mouse pointer easier to see, using screen reader technology and even changing the colours of your screen to support browsing: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/impairment/vision
This includes guidance on how people with a hearing impairment can improve their browsing experience, including hearing options for your computer/tablet: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/impairment/hearing
This advice covers additional features which can make your keyboard, mouse and even mobile device easier to use: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/impairment/motor
This advice covers how to make reading, writing and using our site easier on your computer, mobile and tablet: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/impairment/cognitive