West Lothian Council are committed to ensuring this website is accessible for all users and provide a range of tools in order to do so. We also look to ensure all content is presented in a "plain English", easy to understand format through consistently reviewing customer feedback and providing all our content editors with the correct training and guidance.
Change Text Size
The change text size option is available in the top menu of the website. This allows you to increase the text to a size which is comfortable to read.
Listen to this website with BrowseAloud Plus
Whether you are using a Smartphone, Tablet, PC or Mac, BrowseAloud Plus will provide the speech and reading support tools you require for free.
What is BrowseAloud Plus?
BrowseAloud Plus reads website content out loud using the most natural and engaging voice to transform your online reading experience. New features include: Translator, Simplifier, Screen Masking for Touch Screens and the ability to personalise the settings to suit individual needs and preferences.
Other features include:
- Dual-Colour Highlighting
- MP3 Maker
- Secure Site Reading
- Text Magnification
- Screen Masking
- PDF Reading
- Pronunciation Modifier
- International Languages
Who does BrowseAloud Plus help?
BrowseAloud Plus helps website visitors who require online reading support and those who simply prefer to listen to information instead of reading it. Those with print disabilities, such as dyslexia or mild visual impairments, and those with English as a second language find BrowseAloud Plus particularly useful.
How do I get BrowseAloud Plus?
Click on the BrowseAloud link entitled "Listen to this page" which appears on the top menu of this website to launch the BrowseAloud Plus toolbar then simply click any text to hear it read aloud.
Translate the website
You can translate this website into a language of your choosing using the drop down list in the "Listen and Translate" option at the top of every page on the site.
Using the Assist Dyslexia link on the top menu of the website, the site will convert to a colour scheme to assist those with dyslexia.