Accessibility features used in the Modemo website

This page details the accessibility features offered on this site.

Keyboard accessibility

Keyboard shortcuts for quick access to pages and to give better accessibility to users without a mouse, we have integrated shortcut keys into our website. These keys are included in the menu and are accessible using the following alpha characters.

  • Accesskey "1" provides a link to the Home page which gives an overview of Modemo and our products and services.
  • Accesskey "2" provides a link to the About page which details information on the history and background of Modemo.
  • Accesskey "3" provides a link to the Products page which provides an overview of all products offered by Modemo.
  • Accesskey "4" provides a link to the Orders page which tells you how to place an order with Modemo.
  • Accesskey "5" provides a link to the Support page which tells you how to get support from Modemo.
  • Accesskey "6" provides a link to the Contact Us page which gives you all the details to get in touch with Modemo.
  • Accesskey "7" provides a link to the Symbol for Windows Gold page which gives an overview of the Symbol fo Windows Gold software suite.
  • Accesskey "8" provides a link to the Assistant page which gives an overview of Modemo's Assistant software.
  • Accesskey "9" provides a link to the Consultancy Services page which details the consultancy services offered by Modemo.

Tab index

Tab indexing is also employed to allow you to tab through the menu and links.

Changing Appearance of the Screen

To alter the accessibility features of this website you can change settings in your Web browser to suit your preferences and circumstances. Any of these suggested changes will not affect images on the screen and are not irreversible.

The Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser

To permanently apply font and colour changes:
1. on the View / Tools menu, click Internet Options
2. on the General tab, select Accessibility
3. click the three boxes to show ticks.

Changing the Font

Using a sans serif font (such as Arial), rather than a serif font (such as Times New Roman) can make text easier to read.
1. on the View / Tools menu, click Internet Options
2. on the General tab, click Fonts
3. select the font you would like to use.

Displaying Text Larger or Smaller

1. on the View menu, click Text Size
2. select the text size you would like.

or:

1. on the View / Tools menu, click Internet Options
2. on the General tab, click Fonts
3. select the font size you would like.

Changing Text and Background Colour

Website creators often specify particular fonts, typefaces and background colours for their pages, and the combinations can sometimes make the text difficult to read. You can override these settings by choosing your own preferred, clearer colour scheme - black text on a yellow background gives the most contrast:

1. on the View or Tools menu, click Internet Options
2. on the General tab, click Colours
3. click on the tick box labeled Use Windows Colours
4. click Text, and select the colour you want. Click OK.
5. click Background, and select the colour you want to use. Click OK.

To Change the Size of the Window:

Click Full Screen on the toolbar.

Other Options

There are more options to make websites easier to read, such as removing animation and expanding text. To look at the other options:

1. on the View / Tools menu, click Internet Options
2. select the Advanced tab
3. choose the options you would like.

The Netscape Navigator 4.x Browser

To change the settings on your browser go to the Edit menu, and click on Preferences. From here you can make the following changes:

Changing the Font

- click on Appearance
- click Font
- change the Variable Width Font and the Fixed Width Font to the type you prefer.

(To use these fonts when you visit all websites in future, click on Use my default fonts overriding document specified fonts.)

Changing the Colour of the Text and the Background

- click on Appearance
- click Colours
- select Text, and choose the colour you would like to use
- click OK
- select Background, and choose a colour
- click OK
- click OK to close Preferences
(To use these settings in future, click on Always use my colours, overriding document as described above under the Microsoft Internet Explore Browser heading.)

To Close Images on Web Pages:

- click on Edit
- click Preferences
- select Advanced
- remove the tick from the box marked Automatically load images
- click OK
If you have any problems changing these settings, click the Help menu on the browser toolbar. Also, if your browser has different options to the above, look at the Help menu for specific instructions.

Accessibility Standards

The content developed for Modemo for the World Wide Web should permit access to the widest possible audience.

This web site is built using code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets. The site displays correctly with current browsers, and using standard XHTML code means that any future browsers will also display this web site correctly.

 

Latest News

Modemo set to expand into UK AAC Market

Symbol for Windows Gold is ready!

Gold is the biggest upgrade from the Dutch software developer Handicom since the company released Symbol for Windows over ten years ago. Modemo's first delivery in the UK was made to the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC), where Symbol for Windows Chart Maker licenses were provided to aid the delivery of the Speech and Language Therapy teaching programme and evaluation work; the only course of its kind in Wales.

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Modemo Ltd.
5 Richardson Street
Sandfields
Swansea
SA1 3JF
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1792 44 99 02
Mobile: +44 (0) 7968 271193
Email: info@modemo.co.uk