We are trying to make our website as accessible as we can Here you can find ways to improve accessibility to the EUREAD website.
Some users might find that the size and colour of the font isn’t easy to read, however you can change the font in your browser settings.
To find out which version of the browser you are using:
Please follow the instructions below for Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer versions 5.5 and above and Mozilla Firefox; in other browsers the procedure may differ slightly.
For further assistance in changing your browser settings, please refer to the Help menu on your browser toolbar.
We have an option to resize text above the site headers A A.
The following instructions will set the minimum font size on your computer’s system, so the size will apply to every site you visit:
Follow the instructions below to change the colours you see on web pages.
For more information on help with seeing websites including using screen magnifying software, making your mouse pointer easier to see and using your own style sheets, go to the BBC My Web My Way website.If you have any feedback you would like to share with us about seeing the content of our websites, we would like to hear from you.
This section covers ways you can make your computer read aloud the content of our website.
All Booktrust websites are speech enabled.
Browsealoud is a software program that reads aloud web pages and PDF document content. Once you have downloaded the Browsealoud software onto your computer, all you need to do is place your mouse pointer over the text you wish to have read aloud and Browsealoud will do so, you can also opt to have the text being read aloud highlighted on the screen. Browsealoud is available for both PC and Mac just click on the Browsealoud logo at the bottom right of our web pages or follow this link Download Browsealoud for PC or Mac.
If you are using a screen reader, we hope you will benefit from our use of meaningful headings, link text and alternative text to navigate our websites. We have also tried to make tables and PDF documents as accessible as possible.
Portable Document Format (PDF) – in order to view this format you will need PDF reading software such as Adobe Reader. If you do come across a PDF document you cannot access, we provide links to the Adobe online PDF to text conversion tool here as well as a link to download Adobe PDF Reader, which is free and can be used to access PDF files.
Download Adobe Reader – Adobe Reader is a software program that is available to download for free from the Adobe website and allows you to read and print Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
Adobe online PDF to text conversion tool – The Adobe conversion tool will provide a conversion to HTML or text file format. Adobe will convert the document immediately if you type in the file url via the form provided on their website or you can send it to them via email attachment. Then your screen reader will be able to read the PDF contents.
For further information on PDFs and accessibility go to the Adobe accessibility section.
For more information on help with hearing websites including using screen reading software and setting your computer’s operating system to read text out loud, go to the BBC My Web My Way website
For information on adjusting the speed of your mouse, making it left-handed, making your mouse pointer larger or setting up your keyboard to use instead of your mouse, go to the BBC My Web My Way website The BBC site also covers alternatives to the mouse and keyboard.
We aim to use plain English language on all of our websites and hope that we have made the language of this website easy to read and to understand. If you have any feedback you would like to share with us about reading and understanding the content of our websites we would like to hear from you.
We try to ensure that all links on our site are up-to-date. If you do find a broken link or an error message, we would like to hear from you.
If you have any feedback you would like to share with us about using our websites, we would like to hear from youFor detailed web accessibility guides please visit the BBC website