Accessibility

Our website has been designed to meet the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. However, there are things you can do to your computer and browser to make it easier to use. If you have any comments or would like to suggest improvements please contact us.

 

Accessibility tools on your computer

Select your computer's operating system for more information on using its accessibility tools. Please note you will be taken to an external site for which Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust cannot be held responsible for its accuracy.

Windows Vista
Windows XP
Other Windows systems
Apple Mac OS X

 

Browser accessibility

Please select the browser that you are using for more information.

Internet Explorer (version 5 and later)

How do I resize text?
Choose Tools > Internet Options > Accessibility, and check the ' Ignore font sizes specified on Web pages' option box. Click 'OK' twice. You can now alter the text size on a web page by selecting View > Text Size in the browser toolbar.

How do I ignore the specified font styles?
Choose Tools > Internet Options > Accessibility, and check the 'Ignore font styles specified on Web pages' option box. Click 'OK' twice.

How do I ignore the specified colours?
Choose Tools > Internet Options > Accessibility, and check the 'Ignore colours specified on Web pages' option box. Click 'OK' twice.

How do I view a page without the images?
Choose Tools > Internet Options and select the 'Advanced' tab. Find the option called 'Show pictures' and untick the box. Click 'OK'.

 

Mozilla Firefox

How do I resize text?
Select View > Text Size in the browser toolbar, and choose either 'Increase' or 'Decrease'.

How do I change the specified font style and size?
Choose Tools > Options and select the 'Content' tab. Under the 'Fonts and colours' heading select the 'Advanced' button. Set your preferred fonts and sizes. Untick the box 'Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above'. Click 'OK' twice.

How do I change the specified colours?
Choose Tools > Options and select the 'Content' tab. Under the 'Fonts and colours' heading select the 'Colours' button. Set your preferred text, background and link colours. Untick the box 'Allow pages to choose their own colours, instead of my selections above'. Click 'OK' twice.

How do I view a page without the images?
Choose Tools > Options and select the 'Content' tab. Untick the box called 'Load images automatically' and click 'OK'.

 

Google Chrome

How do I resize text?
Choose Control the current page > Text size and select either 'Larger' or 'Smaller'.

How do I change the specified font style and size?
Choose Customise and control Google Chrome > Options and select the 'Minor tweaks' tab. Select the 'Change font and language settings' button and make your changes to default fonts. Click 'OK' and then 'Close'.