Newswest Website Accessibility Evolution:

What is web accessibility?

Web accessibility is the practice of making website functions and content available to all users. Web accessibility in particular, addresses the problems encountered by visitors with disabilities. Disabilities may include visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, and neurological disabilities or combinations of these types. Each visitor may have a unique set of circumstances. Consequently web accessibility implementation is a multi-strategy process that continually evolves with technology and identified needs.

How is Newswest making its web site Accessible?

Over the coming year, Newswest is evolving its website using generally accepted methods and techniques. These may include stand alone features as well as support for external on line tools or support for software tools that have to be installed on the user's computer. As each page evolves the accessibility statement may evolve to detail best practices for that page.

These changes may include methods to do the following;

We welcome your suggestions and feedback during this period of transition.

Web Site Testing

As part of the changes Newswest will at times perform various tests for accessibility issues like;

We are looking for experienced and new users of accessibility software for browsing, to form a volunteer advisory group. If you feel you would like to contribute to ongoing Newswest Accessibility improvements, email your contact information and a brief sentence on how you can help to the Newswest Web Master, care of, editor at newswest dot org,

This document was last updated August 1, 2010,

How to contact us;

If there are any questions regarding this statement or questions about accessibility issues on our site, you may contact us using the information below.

Newswest Incorporated.

Send any electronic mail to, editor at newswest dot org,