If you are using Firefox for your browser, you can use the following features to increase accessibility:
- Keyboard shortcuts: Firefox has a variety of keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate the web, for a complete list visit the keyboard shortcuts page.
- Keyboard Navigation: To use keyboard navigation in Firefox, go to the Options window >> Advanced >> Accessibility >> and select “Always use the cursor keys to navigate within webpages” To turn the feature on, click the F7 key.
- Page Zoom: You can zoom in and out of pages or images with the following keyboard shortcuts: Zoom In (Control Key and + key), Zoom Out (Control key and – key) or to display at normal size (Control key and the zero key)
- Text Size: You can choose to change the text size only by pressing the Alt key to bring up the Firefox menu >> Click View >> Zoom >> Zoom Text Only. You’ll then use the same controls: Zoom In (Control Key and + key), Zoom Out (Control key and – key) or to display at normal size (Control key and the zero key)
- Change Fonts & Colors: Go to Options >> Content >> Fonts and Colors >> set your default preferences
- High Contrast: Firefox can automatically detect if you are using a High Contrast theme and then will display everything in your high contrast color scheme. To choose this option, go to the Start Menu >> Control Panel >> Accessibility Options >> Display >> check the Use High Contrast option.
For more accessibility options, visit the Firefox Accessibility features page.