The Scout Association has a commitment to all its users and members to make scouts.org.uk as accessible as possible.
You can use the keyboard to navigate through the site:
- The arrow keys on the keyboard will scroll up, down, left and right.
- The Space bar if pressed can make the web page jump from top to bottom.
- The tab button can help navigate to different links on the page and when you arrive on the required link you just press the enter button.
Our site has been built so that the user can change the size of the text if required.
- To increase the text size, hold down CTRL and press + to the required size.
- To decrease the text size, hold down CTRL and press - to the required size.
- Mac users hold down the CTRL/Apple key and press + or - to adjust your text size.
- If you use an older browser like Internet Explorer 6, go to File, Text Size, and select the size you need.
Magnifying the screen
If you use Windows XP
you can magnify the size of the screen. Press the Start menu
on the Taskbar
, then click on All Programs
, then Accessories
, then Accessibility
. Once opened click on Magnifier
and the top of the screen will appear much bigger.
You can also adjust the colour in your browser:IE7
: Click on Tools
, and then Internet Options
, an Internet Options box will appear, click on the Colours
button and adjust the colours you want. Mozilla Firefox
: Click on Tools
, then Options
, then Content
, then on the Colours
button and adjust the colours you want.
To open PDF documents you will need Adobe Reader which can be downloaded from the adobe website
Please contact the web team
if you still have trouble opening any of our PDF documents.
Useful LinksAbilityNetThe British Computer Association of the BlindThe Royal National Institute of the BlindMicrosoft accessibility websiteBBC's My Web My WayWeb Content Accessibility