Mission Statement

Palouse Industries will provide education, training, and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities residing in Whitman and Latah Counties in order to assist them to attain their highest possible socioeconomic level in the community.

Purpose Statement

Palouse Industries serves as a model for areas businesses and service providers to see children and adults with special needs as contributing members of our society. Ideally, Palouse Industries strives for the day when supports will be available in each preschool, business, public agency, and charitable organization that would sufficiently serve the needs of people with disabilities. Until then we are at the service of our community, state, local municipalities and families.

Program Managers

Contact icon for Eric
Executive Director
(509) 332-6561

Contact icon for Thelma
Business Manager
(509) 332-6561

Contact icon for Sue
Director of Children and Family Services
(509) 332-4420

Contact icon for Teresa
Employment Services Coordinator
(509) 332-6561

Using This Website

Palouse Industries is committed to making this site accessible to every visitor, from those using advanced web browsers to modern screen readers. Please read the following sections to get the most out of this site and contact us if you have any questions. This site has been tested in the W3C CSS Validation Service, W3C Markup Validation Service, Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool (WAVE), and Vischeck.

Accessibility Features

Graphics & images contain alt tags

All graphics have specific title and alt attributes to provide easier descriptions to visitors with screen readers.

Navigation links have access keys

All pages have access keys for easier navigation throughout the site. This makes it easier to get around with text-only browsers and screen readers. Cycle through the navigation by pressing 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5.

Table of access keys used on this website

Access Key Function
0 go to access keys (this page)
1 go to home page (index.html)
2 skip to main content of current page (for non-visual browsers)
3 go to nondiscrimination policy
4 go to privacy policy
5 go to contact us page

Text size and color can be changed

The text size and color on this site can be changed in any browser. Please visit BBC's My Web My Way for information on how to do this. On most browsers you can select Ctrl+ or Ctrl– (Command is the Ctrl equivalent on a Mac OS) to increase or decrease the text size.

Skip to main content is possible

Every page has a "skip to main content" link that is hidden. This link is spoken by screen readers and will become visible when tabbed to. This means that you will not have to listen to any menu items when you select this link.

Content presentation and design are separate

This site was designed to work in every modern web browser, using XHTML Strict and CSS for presentation. This means that there may be some visual differences but the web site will be compatible with all browsers.

Links are unique

Links are written to make sense out of context (e.g. no "click here" links.) Also, no links will automatically open a new window without warning.

Conformance Information

Our website conforms to:

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