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Disability and neurodiversity support

Built in accessibility in Windows

Magnify webpages

To magnify webpages use the zoom function in the lower tool bar.

Or hold down  Ctrl  on the keyboard and scroll using the mouse wheel. 

Or hold down Ctrl on the keyboard and press the or – keys to increase or decrease text to the
desired size. To reset, hold down Ctrl and press 0 (zero).


Increase the size of the display

Make it easier to read what's on your screen by changing the Display (from the Control Panel). You can enlarge Windows icons, and dialogue boxes to 125% or 150%.

Ease of Access

The Ease of Access Centre can be found in the Windows Control Panel and allows you to:

  • Use your PC without a display. Narrator lets you hear audio descriptions for elements on the screen, like text and buttons.
  • See what's on the screen. Make the content on your screen bigger using Magnifier, or use high contrast mode.
  • Use your keyboard. Turn on Sticky Keys, Toggle Keys, Filter Keys, or the On-Screen Keyboard.
  • Use your mouse. Change the pointer size, or turn on Mouse Keys to use your keypad to move the mouse.

Immersive Reader

Use Immersive Reader to listen to text and change the display across Microsoft applications: