You may have noticed the little orange button that sits in the bottom corner of every page on this website.
Tapping this will give you access to assistive technology that supports people with visual impairments and hidden disabilities to access our content in a way that works for them. We’ve invested in this technology for many years, to maximise the number of people we can help.
Here’s a run-down of the tools and what each little symbol means.
Translates text into over 100 languages.
Reads text out loud with synchronised highlighting.
Displays word meaning through illustration and provides visual definitions of unfamiliar words
Screen MaskProvides a screen tint overlay with focal reading point. This supports users with sensitivity to colour and light and helps users better focus on written text.
Magnifies text and reads it out loud, helping to increase accessibility of even the smallest web text.
Creates a simplified view of a webpage, removing distractions and helping users to focus on what’s important.
Converts online text into audio, helping visitors to engage with large pieces of content.