This website conforms to accessibility web standards for Government websites according to W3C and AGIMO. People with visual impairments or other special requirements will be able to view the information on each page.
How to navigate this site using the keyboard
We have used standard access keys on our website in order to allow you to navigate as directly as possible to your desired location using your keyboard.
To activate access keys on Windows-based systems, press Alt at the same time as the access key number or letter e.g. Alt + 1 to go to the home page.
To activate access keys on Macintosh-based systems, press Ctrl at the same time as the access key number or letter e.g. Ctrl + 1 to go to the home page.
If you use Firefox 2, you will need to press shift and Alt at the same time as the access key number or letter e.g. shift + Alt + 1 to go to the home page.
The list of access keys we use is as follows:
- 1 – Home
- 2 – What is RSI/OOS
- 3 – Daily Life
- 4 – Treatments
- 5 – Managing RSI
- 6 – Kids/Computers
- 7 – Work
- 8 – Study
- 9 – Emotional Health
- 0 – Accessibility
Using the tab key to navigate our website
If you use the keyboard tab key or a switch-operated device to navigate websites, you may find our jump links useful at the bottom of each page. This way, on each page you will be able to jump to the main navigation or the content as the first links available on each page.
How to navigate this site (and the web) using Dragon NaturallySpeaking®
|To go to a web page||Say the name of the page e.g. “Information and FAQs”, “Home”, “Downloads”. “Go Back”, “Go Forward”|
|To go to a link||Say the name of the link e.g. “Treatments”.
Or, you can say “Text” or “Click Text Link” or “Text Link”. This will number all the links on the page. Then say the number of the link you want, e.g. “Choose 5” or simply “5”.
|Scroll in a web page (doesn’t work on all Web pages)||Say “Start Scrolling <Up | Down>” “Speed up”, “Slow Down”, “Stop Scrolling”|
|To move in a web page||Say “<Move Up| Down> <No.>”
e.g. “Move up 5” OR “Page Up”, “Page Down” OR “Go to Top”, “Go to Bottom”
|To open Internet Explorer||Say “Start Internet Explorer” or “Open Desktop Shortcut”|
|Navigate the Favourites menu||Say the name of the menu item OR “Move Up | Down – No.”
e.g. “Move up 5” OR “Type <letter>” e.g. “Type C” to move to the first item in the list beginning with that letter.
|To go to the Search box||Say “Search ” or “Text Field”|
|To print a web page||Say “Print Page”|
|Move to the next field (e.g. in the Enquiries form)||Say “Press Tab”|
|Move to the previous field (e.g. in the Enquiries form)||Say “Press Shift Tab”|
|Add this website to Favourites menu||Say “Favourites” then “Add to Favourites”|
|Open the Favourites menu||Say “Favourites”|
- All code is XHTML/CSS standards compliant and valid.
- Ensured backwards-compatibility through graceful degradation.
- The presentation is separate from the structure.
- The website content will be device independent.
The site has been maximised to be best viewed in Internet Explorer 7. It is also designed to support the following browsers, as well as all standards-compliant browsers.
- Internet Explorer 9+ for Windows
- Mozilla Firefox for Windows and Mac
- Safari for Mac
- Opera for Windows and Mac