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Walsall College is committed to making the information and resources provided within our website available to as many people as possible, and to help achieve this, we follow widely accepted ‘best practice’ principles for design and usability.
The BBC’s website My Web My Way offers help on how to change your computer or how your web browser operates to make websites more accessible.

Colours:

You can change the settings in in your web browser or computer to make things easier to see.
For help you can view the BBC’s guide to changing text and background colours.

Text size:

You can adjust the text size in your browser very easily.
For help you can view the BBC’s guide to making your text larger.
Also, at the top left of each page within the Walsall College website you can click to increase and decrease the text size.

Zoom in on web page:

You can zoom into a website by pressing the following keys on your keyboards

Windows:
To zoom in, press “Ctrl” and “+”
To zoom out, press “Ctrl” and “-”
To restore the zoom to 100% press “Ctrl” and “)”

Mac:
To zoom in, press “cmd” and “+”
To zoom out, press “cmd” and “-”
To restore the zoom to 100% press “cmd” and “)”

This site can talk using BrowseAloud:

Reading large amounts of text on screen can be difficult if you have a literacy or visual impairment. BrowseAloud is a free computer program and works with all major browsers that read web pages aloud for you if you find it difficult to read online.

Click here to read more about BrowseAloud and download it.

British Sign Language (BSL) videos

We have BSL videos within our website to help you if you’re Deaf or hard of hearing. The BSL videos will explain how to navigate through our website and how to get in contact with us.

Alternative formats for documents

Our publications are available as a free download in PDF format.
If you would like a version of one of our publications in an alternative format, such as Braille or large print, please contact the Inclusive Support Team on 01922 688536 or email inclusivesupport@walsallcollege.ac.uk

PDFs and how to read them:

PDF stands for Portable Document File. You need a plug-in called Adobe Reader to view these files which you can download for free from Adobe’s website. Users who have concerns about accessibility should visit Adobe’s accessibility website.

Recent versions of Acrobat Reader have a Read Out Loud facility, which can be found under the View menu.


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