FW: Accessibility Statement

three cheers for US Federal Government's Financial Management Service, a
bureau under Treasury!  pls read below and pls send your comments to

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To underscore our committment concept of universal design and meeting
508 standards (whatever they may turn out to be) the FMS public web site now
includes an Accessibility Statement. The wording of the statement is below
is available from FMS homepage (right side after the Privacy Statement) and
our Index page. The statement has been reviewed by Gavin in EEO as well as
staff in legal.

I want to thank Rob Neff at Mint for the idea!!!

Mary Jo

Accessibility Statement

The Financial Management Service web site is committed to the concept of
universal design. By universal design we mean that we strive to present
information on the FMS web site that is  usable by all people, to the
greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized

We are working to make our site complaint with Section 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act web site standards as well as those of the W3C Web
Accessibility Initiative.

The complexity of some of our materials may make accessibly difficult for
If you encounter material or services on our web site that you cannot use or
access please inform us so that accommodations can be made. Your comments
and interest in our site help us to identify areas where we need to improve.

     Mary Jo Lazun
     FMS Web Site Content Manager

Received on Wednesday, 7 June 2000 18:21:48 UTC