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Thera is a group of companies that support adults with a learning disability in their own home, at work, in their local community and for short breaks.


accessibilityIn line with Thera's vision of enabling people with a learning disability to have real control and independence, Thera will always make its information accessible for as many people as possible.

This website has been built to comply with the World Wide Web Consortiums WCAG A standard and has the following features:


This site is built using XHTML and cascading style sheets. This creates a fast loading website that is accessible to screen readers and is usable in most browsers, including older browsers and browsers available on non-Windows systems.

Screen reader

If you find it hard to read web pages, you can use BrowseAloud software with this website. BrowseAloud reads out text from web pages and PDF documents. You can download it for use on this website and hundreds of others. Read more about BrowseAloud and how to download it here.

Resizing Text

textUse the +/- tool at the top of every page to make the text bigger or smaller.

You can also use your browser to zoom in and out of the page. Press down CTRL and + to make the page bigger and CTRL and - to make it smaller.

Text only

There is an option to see the website without any images or layout. At the bottom of a page, click on 'Text Only' under the Site Tools heading.

Images and design

designAll images have ALT tags. Where appropriate, ALT tags provide screen reader users and those with images turned off with a description of the content of the picture.

This website uses Widgit Literacy Symbols throughout to enable accessibility.

Plain English

plain englishThis website has been written to make sure that it can be read and understood by as many of its visitors as possible. This means that all information is written in plain English and in simple paragraphs.

Access Keys

keyboardAccess keys allow you to navigate between pages of this website using just your keyboard. Most browsers recognise access keys, including Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 (and later) and Netscape Navigator 7.0 (and later).

To use access keys, simultaneously press the ALT key and the letter corresponding to the link you wish to follow (as indicated below), then press the RETURN key. Some browsers may use a different key combination for access keys and you should consult your browsers help pages for more information.

The access keys for this web site are as follows:

Access keyTarget
0 Accessibility
1 Home page
2 Skip navigation
3 Sitemap