Inclusive Disaster Planning: Considering the Needs of People with Disabilities

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Disasters befall every community at one time or another.

Please join our three panelists as they discuss the importance of and offer guidance on disaster planning and management with the needs in mind of people with disabilities.

Beatriz Quiñones Vallejo, Ed.D, MPHE, MPR, CHES, APR
President - Health Communications Institute, Inc
Disability and Preparedness Specialist for Puerto Rico, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Dan Wilson, MLS
Associate Director for Collections, Education, and Access Services
Liaison to the UVA School of Nursing
Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
University of Virginia

Sandy Hanebrink, OTR/L, CLP, FAOTA
Executive Director
Touch the Future, Inc.

Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

• Recognize the importance of community participation in disaster planning and preparation.
• Evaluate current disaster plans to determine if they are inclusive and serve people with disabilities.
• Identify how their organization's disaster plans can be more inclusive.

Class Details

Date(s): September 27, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EDT
Platform: Webex
CE Credits: 1.25
CE Categories: CHES, DIS Basic Level
Class Experience Level: Beginner
This is a National NNLM class.
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Class Contacts

Technical Assistance: Rebecca Brown