We have tried to ensure that this website is available to as
broad an audience as possible.
The following access keys apply to our website. These follow the
UK Government's recommended set of access keys.
1 - Homepage
3 - Sitemap
4 - Search
9 - Contact us
0 - Accessibility options
The size of the text on this website is set in qualitative
instead of quantitative terms. Your web browser can override the
base text size and all of the text will change relative to the size
This is easily demonstrated using Microsoft Internet Explorer's
'Text Size' option: to increase the size of the text select 'View'
-> 'Text Size' -> 'Largest': this increases the size of all
the text proportionally. (You can similarly change the text size to
make it smaller). The default setting is 'Medium'.
In Mozilla Firefox you should select View > Text size
followed by 'Increase' or 'Decrease'. To return the text size to
its default setting, select 'Normal'.
Please be aware that changing the base text size whilst browsing
this website may impact upon its layout. The site has been designed
to 'flow' to fill the browser window (to make use of the extra
space available at higher screen resolutions). But increasing text
size to a very large value will cause some page elements to
For more detailed information about how to change the fonts and
font sizes in your web browser you can visit the BBC's My web my way
Use of images
Images on our website have alternative text attributes (alt
text). This means when an image is used on a web page to convey
information its content is also described in the alt text.
Therefore, the image can be understood by text browsers and
assistive technologies such as screen readers.
If an image is used for simply decorative purposes, the text
attribute for the image is left empty in line with accepted best
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This information sheet provides general information for people
with Parkinson's about computers and
accessibility, tips on using computers and sources of additional