Accessibility options

Accessibility options

As part of its effort to facilitate access to information and services through its website, the GDRFAD had designed its website with a set of features that help users, especially those with special needs, to access required information or services in an easy and quick manner.

Features that help easy browsing of the website include:

  • Sitemap
  • Text-to-speech
  • Zoom in screen
  • Change font size
  • Alternative texts for images

The GDRFAD follows the international W3C Standards in designing and structuring its website, making it easy to browse and access all its information and services.


GDRFAD website provides the text-to-speech feature for users with special needs or visually impaired. The feature can be used by clicking on the “Listen” icon in accessibility options menu.

Zoom in Screen

When facing difficulty in reading texts or viewing images, users can use the zoom-in feature from the View menu on their browsers and adjust screen size.

Change font size

If you find it difficult to read the text on your screen, you may increase/decrease the font size by clicking on the (+A) or (-A) icons in accessibility options menu. You may, as well, change the font size using your browser’s tools.

Alternative text for images

Each image on GDRFAD website is tagged with appropriate description. Users can view the description by positioning the mouse cursor over the image.


Please be aware that Accessibility is an ongoing effort, ensuring new content and features conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). If you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular Web page on our website, or If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please use the following form, and we will make all efforts to make that page accessible for you.

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