Accessibility Statement

At South Essex College we constantly strive to make our services as accessible as possible and our website is no exception.

Our website includes additional functionality provided by Recite Me enabling all users to fully customise their experience in a way that best supports their needs.


How do I access the Recite Me toolbar?

Recite Me accessibility icon

You can open the Recite Me toolbar by clicking on the accessibility icon found in the top right corner on every page.

After you open Recite Me you will have access to a range of different options for customising how the website looks and how you can access the content.


Recite Me Features

Feature Icons
Have the text on our website read aloud (including PDFs)
Play
Play
Back
Back
Forward
Forward
Download the text as an MP3 file to play it where and when it suits you
Download MP3
Download MP3
Change font and size
Font
Font
Decrease
Decrease
Increase
Increase
Customise font and background colours
Colour Theme
Colour Theme
Translate text into more than 100 different languages
Translation
Translation
Access a fully-integrated dictionary and thesaurus
Dictionary
Dictionary
Activate a host of different reading aids
Ruler
Ruler
Screen Mask
Screen Mask
Magnifier
Magnifier
View the website as plain text
Plain text mode
Plain text mode
View the Recite Me settings or reset the changes you've made
Settings
Settings
Reset
Reset
Open user guide (User Guide )
User Guide
User Guide

Why it's important

According to government statistics one in five people have a disability including those with common conditions like sight loss and dyslexia. Creating an accessible website is important in removing the barriers some may face.

 Further support

If you have any questions about accessibility, would like to make a suggestion or report a problem you can contact us by emailing digital@southessex.ac.uk