To ensure the information contained in this website is accessible to those who find online content difficult to read, the following assistive technologies can be used.
To ensure the information in this website is accessible, we have included the following features:
Text resize: To increase or decrease the text size on any page of this site, use the three As at the top right of the page.
ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) elements: Page elements have been optimised to work with modern screen readers that recognise the WAI-ARIA specification, making the site easier to navigate.
The following commands will activate a screen reader built into your computer's operating system.
To turn on: Start menu > Programs > Accessories > Accessibility > Narrator
OR Windows key + U
To turn on: Command(Apple key) + F5
To set preferences: System Preferences / Universal Access
There are several downloadable applications available that can increase accessibility. These are some of the more popular options.
JAWS is the most popular screen reader worldwide. You can download a free demo from the Freedom Scientific website but there is a fee to download the full version.
NVDA is a free, open-source screen reader for Windows. It includes support for over 35 languages and the ability to run entirely from a USB drive with no installation..
Window-Eyes is a powerful screen reader with features and a pricing structure similar to JAWS.
(Mac, Windows and Linux running Firefox)
Fire Vox is a free, open-source screen reader designed especially for Firefox. It works as a browser plugin.
The Disability Access and Inclusion Plan details Curtin's strategies to equitable access to our programs, services and facilities.