BIRD has made every effort to ensure that the design of this web site conforms to web standards for both usability and accessibility. We have followed the W3C's WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) guidelines in the creation of this website and we have used the latest technologies available to structure the website. W3C is the governing authority on web development standards and practices.
For those web users whose browsers support access keys, the web site has been programmed so that the primary sections of the site are accessible without the use of a mouse:
Hold down the ALT and the desired access key simultaneously to take focus on the required link. Release both keys, and press the Enter key. The new page will load automatically.
Hold down the CTRL and the desired access key simultaneously. The new page will load automatically.
Some users might find screen text easier to read by changing the size at which text is displayed. To do this you should simply adjust your browser's settings.
From the menu along the top of your browser, click View then Text Size. From the fly out menu, select a new text size from the range.
From the menu along the top of your browser, click View then Text Zoom. From the fly out menu, select a new text size from the range. You can also change the text size by pressing CTRL and + to increase the size, and CTRL and - to decrease the size.