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Screen Reader Access

The National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped website complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA. This will enable people with visual impairments access the website using assistive technologies, such as screen readers. The information of the website is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, SAFA, Supernova and Window-Eyes.

Following table lists the information about different screen readers

 

Information related to the various screen readers

Screen Reader
Website
Free / Commercial
 Screen Access For All (SAFA)    Free
 Non Visual Desktop Access    Free
 System Access To Go    Free
 Thunder    http://www.screenreader.net/index.php?pageid=2    Free
 WebAnywhere    http://webanywhere.cs.washington.edu/wa.php    Free
 Hal    http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=5    Commercial
 JAWS    http://www.freedomscientific.com/jaws-hq.asp    Commercial
 Supernova    http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=1    Commercial
 Window-Eyes    http://www.gwmicro.com/Window-Eyes/    Commercial

 

Accessibility Help

Use the accessibility options provided by this Web site to control the screen display. These options allow increasing the text spacing, changing the text size and color scheme for clear visibility and better readability.

 

Changing the Text Size

Changing the size of the text refers to making the text appearing smaller or bigger from its standard size. There are five options provided to you to set the size of the text that affect readability. These are:          

      • Largest: Displays information in the largest font size.
      • Larger: Displays information in a font size larger than the standard font size.
      • Medium: Displays information in a standard font size, which is the default size.
      • Smaller: Displays information in a font size smaller than the standard font size.
      • Smallest: Displays information in the smallest font size.

The website allows you to change the text size in two different ways, by clicking on the text size icons present at the top of each page and through the Accessibility Options page.

     

Text Size Icons

Following different options are provided in the form of icons which are available on the top of each page:

    • sdf Decrease text size: Allows to decrease the text size up to two levels
    • fdv Normal text size: Allows to set default text size
    • sdf Increase text size: Allows to increase the text size up to two levels

     

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