Learn about accessibility options
Use the accessibility options provided by this Web site to control the screen display. These options allow changing the text size and color scheme for clear visibility and better readability.
Changing the Text Size
Changing the size of the text refers to making the text appearing smaller or bigger from its standard size. There are five options provided to you to set the size of the text that affects the readability. These are:
- Biggest: Displays information in the largest font size.
- Smaller: Displays information in a font size smaller than the standard font size.
- Normal: Displays information in the normal or default font size.
To change the text size:
From the Text Size section on home page, select the appropriate text size.
Changing the Color Scheme
Changing the color scheme refers to applying a suitable background and text color that ensures clear readability.
There are three options provided to you to change the color scheme. These are:
- High Contrast: Applies the black color as the background and suitable colors to the text on the screen to improve readability.
- Standard Contrast: Brings the screen back to its original appearance.
- To change the color scheme select the appropriate contrast from the Contrast Schemes on Home page.
- Note: Changing the color scheme does not affect the images on the screen.
Screen Reader Access
The Department of Information Technology website complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA. This will enable people with visual impairments access the website using assistive technologies, such as screen readers. The information of the website is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS.
Following table lists the information about different screen readers:
|Screen Reader||Information related to the various screen readers Website||Free / Commercial|
|Screen Access For All (SAFA)||http://www.nabdelhi.org/NAB_SAFA.htm External website that opens in a new window||Free|
|Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA)||http://www.nvda-project.org/ External website that opens in a new window||Free|
|System Access To Go||http://www.satogo.com/ External website that opens in a new window||Free|
|Thunder||http://www.screenreader.net/index.php?pageid=2 External website that opens in a new window||Free|
|WebAnywhere||http://webanywhere.cs.washington.edu/wa.php External website that opens in a new window||Free|
|Hal||http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=5 External website that opens in a new window||Commercial|
|JAWS||http://www.freedomscientific.com/jaws-hq.asp External website that opens in a new window||Commercial|
|Supernova||http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=1 External website that opens in a new window||Commercial|
|Window-Eyes||http://www.gwmicro.com/Window-Eyes/ External website that opens in a new window||Commercial|