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Mass Relay and MassMatch: Enabling Independence

In this post we’d like to provide information on two services available in Massachusetts: Mass Relay and Mass Match. Since the late 1960s TTY, or tele-typewriter, has been connecting people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing to other telephone users via text … Continue reading

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Individuals Requiring Additional Assistance in a Disaster: Sandy Reminds us to Think Beyond the Emergency Kit

Post by: Steph Jo Kent and Madeline Peters Looking at the situation in New York and New Jersey we can see two time-streams of emergency preparedness and response: there is the immediate onset of crisis and then there are the … Continue reading

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Great Preparedness Guide…Disability or Not

Post by: Kim Stephens The Oregon Health and Science University, in collaboration with the Oregon Office of Disability and Health, the Oregon Institute of Disability and Development, and the Center on Community Accessibility,  have crafted a wonderful emergency preparedness toolkit for … Continue reading

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