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Community Links is committed to providing a website that is accessible and easy to use for the widest range of visitors possible, regardless of disability or impairment.

Browsealoud makes content more accessible with reading and translation support.
Click on the Browsealoud launchpad that appears on the bottom left hand corner of your screen to launch the support toolbar. Select from the range features included in the toolbar to hear the website read out loud, translated and simplified.
Browsealoud features include:

  • 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.  Watch the Browsealoud Features video to see Browsealoud in action.

Browser options
You can use the your web browsers in built accessibility options to help you navigate the website.

A sitemap is provided to assist with navigation. All pages across the site also include a link to the homepage, and have a consistent global navigation.

Document download

There are a number of PDF documents available for download across the site. You can find out more about how to configure the free Adobe Reader software to obtain greater access to PDF files by visiting the Adobe site.

We recommend the use of Google Translate (see top left of the menu) for the translation of our website content into different languages. This is available free of charge through your browser.

Alternative format for information

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require information in an alternative format, e.g. large print


We are continually seeking to make improvements to the site and welcome any comments, suggestions or feedback. If you are using adaptive technology and are having problems accessing information on the site, please email info@commlinks.co.uk with details of the problem you encountered and the technology you are using.

Disability Access Information
If you have any queries or difficulties during your visit, please do not hesitate to contact a member of staff who will be happy to provide assistance. You can contact us with any enquiries you may have about your visit by telephone 0113 273 9660, text on 07704725456 or email info@commlinks.co.uk.

Accessible Parking

Not all of our offices have designated parking bays for visitors with a disability. If you require a parking space please contact us at least 24 hours in advance and a parking space will be reserved for you.

Assistance Dogs

All assistance dogs are welcome. Please contact us directly should you have concerns or special requirements.

NHS Accessibility Information Standard
For more information about the NHS Accessibility Information Standard please click here

Happy To Translate
Happy to Translate (HTT) provides tools, support, and guidance to our organisation, to deliver a quality service to those who face language barriers. Having a language barrier can make tasks, such as making enquiries or completing forms, a daunting experience and increases the risk of the most vulnerable from accessing the support needed to improve their lives.

Despite language differences, employees can engage confidently with clients whose first language is other than English, through using HTT’s multilingual tools.

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