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Soha wants everybody to be able to use our website regardless of their computer knowledge or disabilities. Our website has been designed to be as accessible as possible, in accordance with guidelines laid down by the   Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).

If you find you have difficulty with any of the pages on this site, please let us know.

For advice and help on how to get the most of the accessibility features and assistive technologies available for your computer, go to the BBC’s My Web My Wayor RNIB's free accessibility software page.

Pick a topic you’d like help with

I can’t see very well

I am blind

I can’t hear very well

I find words difficult

I find a keyboard or mouse hard to use

Downloading documents

We try to provide all documents for download as PDF files.

If you have trouble reading a PDF, Adobe provides useful information for users with a disability.

If you need a document in a different language, as an audio file or in large print, please let us know. We can also arrange for an interpreter.

Ten essential Windows PC keyboard shortcuts    

Zoom in, zoom out: Ctrl+Plus Sign or Minus Sign

Windows magnifier: Windows logo key + Plus Sign (+) or Minus Sign (-)

Exit Windows magnifier: Windows logo key+ Esc

Copy a selected item: Ctrl+C

Cut a selected item: Ctrl+X

Paste a selected item: Ctrl+V

Undo an action: Ctrl+Z

Redo that thing you just undid: Ctrl+Y

Select everything: Ctrl+A

Print: Ctrl+P

Need help reading our website?  

We have added the world-leading digital inclusion software, Browsealoud, to our website - making our content more accessible with reading and translation support.

Try it out - it’s free!

Click on the Browsealoud launchpad in the bottom right-hand corner 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 simplifier: 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.

Need support?

Visit support.texthelp.com, the dedicated support portal from Texthelp - the makers of Browsealoud.

Did you find Browsealoud useful?

Texthelp are constantly striving to provide the very best digital inclusion software for those who need it the most.  They’d love to know what you think of Browsealoud, contact marketing@browsealoud.com.  

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Soha Housing
Royal Scot House
99 Station Road
OX11 7NN


01235 515 900
0800 014 15 45

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