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The BDFA  website has been designed to be accessible to all.

As a charity, we strive to show the same lack of discrimination that disease and disability do.  Therefore we have created our website using standards-compliant XHTML and CSS coding, striving to meet the ‘AA’ access standards laid out by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).  ‘AA’ standards are those recommended by the RNIB.
If you do have any difficulties accessing any of the content on our site, please contact info@bdfa-uk.org.uk  describing the problem you’re having, and we’ll do what we can to help.

Browsers

Our website can be viewed in the majority of browsers.
Downloading files
Certain documents on this website have been made available in formats suitable for you to download.  You may need separate software to view and print the documents once you have saved them to your computer.

PDFs
PDFs are commonly viewed using Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe’s website – http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html  It is available for Windows, Mac, linux and other popular operating systems.
To read PDF documents with a screen reader please reference the Access Adobe website which provides useful tools and resources.  Adobe also has a free online conversion tool for PDFs
For alternatives to Adobe Reader, try searching Google for “pdf viewer”

Changing text size
Below you will find a step-by-step guide to enlarging the text in your internet browser. If you have also changed the settings in your operating system and find that this does not magnify the text enough to be useful, then it is worth investigating screen magnification software.

Microsoft Internet Explorer – all versions
- Open your Internet Explorer web browser
- Choose the drop down menu at the top of the window of the browser marked “view”
- A list of options will appear in the drop down menu, choose “text size”
- Next another drop down menu should appear with options including “small”, “medium”, “large”, “largest”
- Select “largest”.

The text in your browser window should now appear larger. If this is still too small for you then it may be that you need to look at other ways of enlarging the text on your screen, such as screen magnification software.
Mozilla Firefox – all versions
- Open your Firefox browser
- Hold down the Ctrl button on your keyboard and press the plus (+) key
- You will find that this will enlarge the text, to enlarge again repeat the procedure
- Keep repeating until the text is enlarged to your requirements

If you need to make the text smaller press ctrl on your keyboard and the minus ( – ) key
The text in your browser window should now appear larger. If this is still too small for you then it may be that you need to look at other ways of enlarging the text on your screen, such as screen magnification software.

Apple Safari – all versions
- Open your Apple Safari browser
- Hold down the Apple Key and press the (+) key
You will find that this will enlarge the text, to enlarge again repeat the procedure
Keep repeating until the text is enlarged to your requirements
If you need to make the text smaller press the Apple Key on your keyboard and press the (-) key

The text in your browser window should now appear larger. If this is still too small for you then it may be that you need to look at other ways of enlarging the text on your screen, such as using the Zoom facility in the Apple Operating System.

Make a donation:

To make a donation to the BDFA please click the button below which will take you Paypal.

You can also TEXT DONATE 

Text the words BDFA15 £2 / £5 / £10 to 70070

All donations help us to provide the best support we can to families affected by Batten Disease.

Thank you for your support.