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You may not make amendments to the existing material contained within the Site.


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This Site contains links to other websites operated by a number of different organisations. This Site is not responsible or liable for the content contained within any of these linked sites.

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Below are some of the accessibility features that are available on this site:

Resizable text

All text in the site, including navigation links and menus, can be made bigger or smaller.

Access keys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the Web site. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key. This may vary depending on which browser you are using.

All pages on this site use the following access keys for common tasks:

  • Access key 1 : Home page
  • Access key 2 : Advancing Modules
  • Access key 3 : About STARS
  • Access key 4 : Links and Resources
  • Access key 5 : Contact Us
  • Access key 6 : Legal
  • Access key 7 : Back to: Stroke Training
Standards compliance

As far as possible, we have tried to ensure that:

Accessibility of Flash objects

This website contains Adobe Flash objects for interactive resources, so you must have Flash Player 9 (or higher) installed. The interactive Flash resources have been designed to work both with and without the use of a mouse.

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