- Student With Mobile Disability Pushes School to Plan for Evacuation
- Interpreter Debacle Proves Need for Planning
- The Health and Disability Program, MA Department of Public Health
- Therapy Dogs: Providing Comfort After Disaster Strikes
- UMMS Shriver Center Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative
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Although I usually do not post content from vendors, I found this story quite compelling. This story was provided to me via email as a press release by: Jon Ryan Account Executive | Black Twig Communications. Student With Mobile Disability Implements Sustainable Evacuation Plan … Continue reading
Post by: Delilah Geldart Update: As of 10/31/2012 The Western Regional Homeland Security Advisory Council (WRHSAC) has postponed the focus groups planned for November 2, 2012, at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Hotel Northampton. The future date is still … Continue reading
Post by: Kim Stephens A new mobile app called “Engage” is touted as the “first ever mobile App for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing” and delivers content in American Sign Language. Their website states: Engage is a wireless community … Continue reading
Post by: Kim Stephens California has a great toolkitfor emergency managers to use when planning transportation and evacuation for people with access and functional needs. The tool kit has 4 basic chapters: Overview: Understanding Evacuation and Transportation for People with … Continue reading
Post by: Kim Stephens This tweet intrigued me: Disability.Blog Update: Fire Safety for People with Disabilities http://t.co/K8PbtOFF @disabilitygov #firesafety #publicsafety lady — Jana Baldwin (@NWtoSE) July 18, 2012 I didn’t know that the US Fire Administration had a disability blog, … Continue reading
Post by: Kim Stephens Although none of us think that we look or act like this professor when using an interpreter, this video highlights some great misconceptions and points about what NOT to do in a very humorous way.
Post by: Kim Stephens This May, 2011 video developed by Spokane Washington, provides one of the best descriptions of how first responders should communicate with the deaf and hard of hearing community that I have seen. This training video … Continue reading