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Seniors.gov.au has been designed with a number of features to help people with disabilities, such as people with deteriorating eyesight, to use the site. The accessibility features available include:
- Text size changing. Seniors.gov.au enables you to change the size of the text on the site using the '-' or '+' links available at the top right-hand side/top of the page.
- Accessible pages. Seniors.gov.au has been designed to comply with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V1.0 at Priority Level 2, making the site usable for a wide range of people with special needs and for users using software such as text browsers and screen readers.
- Access keys. Seniors.gov.au makes it easy to navigate the site using the keyboard by defining a number of access keys or keyboard shortcuts to particular pages on the site and to particular parts of a page.
There are several online websites dedicated to providing products and services to help users with special needs. One of the best sites is E-bility, which has an extensive directory of software and tools to help people with special needs. Another excellent information resource is Accessibility.com.au. Quantum Technology is a company that provides a range of products for disabled computer users.
If you have any comments on the accessibility of our site, or if you have any suggestions for how we might improve it, please Contact Us.