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Accessibility & Accessibility Formats
The Health and Disability Commissioner's website has been
designed to assist people with disabilities.
Most of the educational material on this website is available in
accessible formats (Word or html) and some material is also
available in plain language.
Using the Site Without a Mouse
The site can be used without a mouse. There are shortcut keys
that will take you to commonly used pages such as the home page and
the search page.
To use these shortcut keys hold down the ALT key (PC) or CONTROL
key (Apple Macintosh) and then one of the keys in the table
In the Firefox 3 browser you must also hold
down SHIFT. In some browsers you may have to press ENTER to confirm
In the Opera 7 browser press SHIFT-ESC, release
those keys, and then press your chosen access key.
A reference list of accessibility keys (this page)
Bypass the navigation and go to the main content of your current
Use of Text on the Site
Navigation of this site can be done without images as most
navigation elements are in plain text. We have also provided text
alternatives to graphics on the site.
You can increase the size of text on the screen by following the
Internet Explorer: Select the 'View' menu, then
'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse
wheel simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the
Firefox, Safari: Hold down CTRL and press + or
- to alter the text size.
Opera: Select the 'View' menu, then 'Zoom', and
then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel simply hold
down CTRL and scroll.