Here at LOOK we want your on-line experience to be as easy as possible. That’s why we have tried to design this web site to assist some of the accessibility problems you may have.
As a UK based web site and charity organisation helping the visually impaired we wanted to ensure we are addressing our responsibility under the Disabilities Discrimination Act. Below helps explain some of these design features.
Go to Accessibility Options for more practical help with using this site.
If you want to know more about web site accessibility please contact us.
The site is designed and built to Accessibility Guidelines and independently validated to published web standards as prescribed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The W3C are the global guardians of most web technologies and professional web designers adhere to their recommendations.
Currently this site validates to a green pass under the W3C Validator and has been checked to pass at least a Single A award for web site accessibility recommendations.
The Style Switcher
One of the main features to help our users is the Style Switcher. This features allows you change the way the website looks. Read more about our Style Switcher here.
Changing Your Browsing Preferences
The overall design of this site is built using modern coding techniques that mean you can change the design and layout to your personal preferences. By using our Style Switcher or the Browser Tools you can change your settings to customise the site in a way that works for you. For instance, using the Internet Explorer Tools you may reset the text size so it’s at a size better for you. Or you can zoom in using a combination of key strokes.
Learn More About Web Accessibility
You should learn more about accessibility preferences for your browser or computer to get more from your on-line experiences. Whilst browsing try pressing the F1 key to access the HELP pages of your browser software or visit the vendor’s web site to read about accessibility options of your browser.