Paralympics Accessibility

Keyboard Controls

The application has been designed to be easily navigated using with a keyboard using the standard keys for your browser. For most browsers the following keys work:

  • ‘Tab' key to focus on the next link
  • ‘Enter' to activate the currently selected link

Filter by Sport

The “filter by sport” controls can be opened by activating with 'Enter' and then navigated using the arrow keys.

Screen Reader Navigation

Headings

  • ‘H’ to cycle forwards through the headings
  • 'Shift' + 'H' to cycle backwards through the headings
  • '1' to navigate to the next level 1 heading (or a number between 1 and 6 to navigate to the next heading on this level)
  • 'Shift' + '1' to navigate to the previous level 1 heading (or a number between 1 and 6 to navigate to the previous heading on this level)
  • 'Insert' + 'F6' in JAWS or NVDA + 'F7' in NVDA to provide a list of all headings

Links

  • Press the 'Tab' key to proceed through the links or 'Shift' + 'Tab' to cycle backwards through the links.
  • 'Insert' + 'F7' to provide a list of all links

Landmarks

  • For JAWS 10-12 landmark keyboard navigation in virtual mode is:
    • next landmark ';' (semi-colon)
    • previous landmark 'Shift' + ';' (semi-colon)
    • list landmarks 'Ctrl' + 'Ins' + ';' (semi-colon)
  • For NVDA 2011.2 the landmark keyboard combination in virtual buffer mode is:
    • next landmark 'D'
    • previous landmark 'Shift' + 'D'
    • list landmarks (and list/headings) NVDA + 'F7'

Zoom

​The site is designed to work seamlessly across screen sizes. This makes it possible to use your browser's "zoom" feature to make content larger and easier to read without causing a horizontal scroll bar to appear.