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Accessibility

GCH are committed to achieving accessibility in all areas of its business, where possible.

Need help reading our website?

Gloucester City Homes is committed to ensuring accessibility to it’s website for people with disabilities. All the pages on our website will meet W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA conformance. Any issues should be reported to communications@gch.co.uk or contact us via the contact GCH page.

Browsealoud accessibility logo

Try it out – it’s free!

Click on the Browsealoud launchpad that appears at the bottom of your screen to launch the support toolbar. Then simply click on any text to hear it read out loud.

How does Browsealoud help?

Browsealoud offers a host of reading and translation support – helping you to access and understand our website better.

  • Text-to-speech: click on or select any text to hear it read aloud
  • Translation: written and spoken translations in multiple languages
  • Text magnification: enlarges text and reads it out loud
  • MP3 generation: converts selected text into an MP3 audio file
  • Screen mask: blocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask
  • Web page simplifer: removes clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text
  • Settings: customise options to suit individual needs or preferences

All the features are accessed from an easy-to-use, floating toolbar – allowing you to drag and drop it anywhere on screen.

Use Adobe Reader TEXT TO SPEECH
  • Open the PDF file in Adobe Reader DC.
  • Go to the page you want read.
  • From the View menu select READ OUT LOUD. Click ACTIVATE READ OUT LOUD.
  • From the View menu select READ OUT LOUD. Click READ THIS PAGE ONLY (SHIFT + CTRL+ C is used to Pause/Resume).

To use iPhone voice reader that comes with the device by default, take the following steps:

  • Launch the “Settings” app displayed on your home screen.
  • Tap (or select) the “General” tab.
  • Scroll down and open the “Accessibility” tab.
  • Tap the “Speak Screen” feature.
  • To put it on, tap the “toggle switch.” Also, you can adjust the speed of speech.
  • Once the “Speak Selection” is enabled, simply open the document you wish to hear and swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers and you should hear the content.