Accessibility

FLTA is committed to delivering a website that is usable and more inclusive. We strive to uphold the principle and objectives to comply with the Web Content Accessible Guideline 1.0 (WCAG 1.0) guidelines. The content on this website implemented with our web technology should be usable on all widely-used recommended browsers and be admissible to all users regardless of their ability.

As with all sites, we recognize that the continuous updates of our web technology since their creation has always played an adverse effect in supporting all users and a reason why we will continue to work with our user, in order to meet their needs. If you do not find the information you are looking for here, or would like to give us feedback on our site accessibility, please give us feedback and we will make every effort to help you.

FLTA website conforms to level AA of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, and is compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets. As the website grows and changes, a continuous checking system (both automated and manual) ensures the website continues to conform to the guidelines and standards.

You can alter the accessibility of these pages by changing the on-screen appearance of the text and background on most recommended browsers. Below are some suggestions. Note that all are reversible and do not affect images.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

To apply the font and colour changes below:

1. on the View / Tools menu, select Internet Options
2. on the General tab, select Accessibility
3. make sure that each of the three formatting instruction boxes 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, select Internet Options
2. on the General tab, select Fonts in the Proportional and Fixed-width font lists
3. select the fonts you would like to use

Displaying text larger or smaller

You can increase or decrease text size from the text size option in the View menu.

Certain combinations of fonts, typefaces and background colours can sometimes make text difficult to read. You can change these settings by choosing your own colour scheme - black text on a yellow background gives the greatest degree of contrast.

1. on the View / Tools menu, select Internet Options
2. on the General tab, select Colors
3. select the tick box labelled Use Windows Colors
4. select Text, and select the colour you want. Select OK
5. select Background, and select the colour you want to use. Select OK

To remove images

1. on the View / Tools menu, select Internet Options
2. on the Advanced tab, scroll down to Multimedia
3. select Show pictures to remove the tick
4. select Apply, and then select OK

To change the size of the window

1. Select Full Screen on the toolbar

Mozilla Firefox

Displaying text larger or smaller

Select View and use the Text Size control to increase or decrease font size
or

1. click on Tools and then Options
2. select Font and Colours in the General section
3. choose the font options that you want
4. select on OK
5. select OK to close the Options window

To change text and background colour

1. click on Tools and then Options
2. select Font and Colours in the General section
3. select your preferred text style options
4. select your preferred colour options from the Text and Background box
5. deselect Use System Colours
6. select on OK
7. select OK to close the Options window

To set these colours as your browser default, click on Always use my Fonts and Colours.

To remove images

1. click on Tools and then Options
2. select Web Features
3. deselect the Load Images option
4. click on OK

If you have any problems changing your browser settings, use the Help menu in your browser toolbar.

Apple Safari

Displaying text larger or smaller

Select View and use Make Text Bigger control to increase font size. To reduce font size use Make Text Smaller. Alternatively, hold down the Apple key with + to increase font size and - to reduce.
Accessibility standards.