Accessibility and help using the internet

We have tried to make our website as accessible and usable as we can for everyone. The website should work using a screen reader and voice activation software. If you have trouble using the site your feedback will help us to make it better, so please contact us if you encounter any problems.
The information below may be helpful if you have any difficulties using the internet or have specific accessibility issues.

If you need help getting started online

Getting started with the internet (BBC WebWise)

If you find a keyboard or mouse hard to use

Find out how to make your mouse easier to use (BBC My Web)

Find out how to use your keyboard to control your mouse (BBC My Web)

Find out about alternatives to a keyboard and mouse (BBC My Web)

If you can't see very well

Learn how to increase the size of the text in your web browser (BBC My Web)

Learn how to change text and background colours to make them easier to read (BBC My Web)

Learn how to magnify your screen (BBC My Web)

If you are blind

Find out about screen readers and talking browsers (BBC My Web)

If you are a BSL user

BSL (British Sign Language) users can contact/communicate with us using the online British Sign Language interpreting service for public authorities. Find out more on the contactSCOTLAND website.