Welcome to our website. Innisfree Housing Association is committed to ensuring our services are accessible to the community that we serve. We want everyone to be able to use our website as fully as possible regardless of what technology they are using, their IT skills or personal ability. In particular we recognise the need to take reasonable steps to enable access to our website for those with impaired sight or other disabilities.
Our site has been developed to meet priority 2 Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. We follow the spirit of the Equality Act 2010 with respect to the provision of services online, as required by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. A selection of browsers are used for testing new web pages and validation tools available on Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) are used to evaluate and improve our web pages. If you have problems accessing any of the content on our site we recommend that you check you are using an up-to-date browser. Here’s an outline of some features which will help users of all abilities to access information.
Customise the way you view this website
In order to make this site easier to read and navigate, you can change display settings such as:
- Text size
- Colour and contrast
- Screen magnification
- Style sheets
The BBC’s website“My Web My Way” offers help, in plain English on adjusting these and other features in your specific operating system and browser. Increasing text size If you find the text on this site is too small, depending on your browser type choose one of the following:
- PC / Internet Explorer 6: From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size
- PC / Internet Explorer 7: From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size
- PC / other browsers Increase text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press –
- Mac / all browsers Increase text size: Hold down the Command key and press + Decrease text size: Hold down the Command key and press – Links Many of our links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.
All content images used on the home page and all other pages include descriptive ALT attributes.
We recommend that users download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat to view Adobe PDF files. Please note some of our older archived Adobe PDF files may not be completely accessible when using screen readers. Further information about Adobe’s accessibility statement, please visit: http://access.adobe.com
Listen to this website using Browse Aloud
This website is Browse Aloud enabled. This will enable content to be read out loud to the user as simple as hovering over the paragraph or word.
What will BrowseAloud do for me?
- Reads web pages aloud in a human-sounding voice (Includes websites, intranets, extranets, html, accessible Flash, alt tags)
- Reads secure web pages
- Reads PDF and Word documents in their original format
- Highlights each word as it is spoken to show you where you are on the page
- Magnifies text to your chosen font size and font style
- Translates word-for-word between English, French, German, Italian and Spanish
- Looks up accurate dictionary definitions
- Converts text to MP3
- Masks information on the screen to help you focus on a particular area
How do I get BrowseAloud?
You can ‘get’ BrowseAloud by visiting the BrowseAloud website at www.browsealoud.com and choosing the product best suited to your device, free of charge. More than 7,000 websites use BrowseAloud, so once you have it on your device you can listen to all these websites too.
Although we are testing this site on an ongoing basis, it’s your experience which counts, and we will try hard to solve problems as we become aware of them.
So let us know if there are things you find difficult or if you have constructive feedback. Email us with your comments