September Webinars: Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

September Webinars: Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

In recognition of National Preparedness Month the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities is hosting two free webinars to help Texans with disabilities and their families better understand how to prepare for disasters.

Preparing for the Unexpected: Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

September 27, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This session will highlight the importance of being proactive with preparing and the specific steps to take to ensure that you are ready for the unexpected. The presenter will provide preparedness tips surrounding specific disabilities, such as blind/low vision, deaf/hard of hearing, cognitive disabilities, etc. There will be opportunities for questions during the webinar and at the end of the session.

Presenter: Christin Bradley, FEMA

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Disaster Preparedness and Family Members with Disabilities

September 29, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

When planning ahead for a potential disaster, it is important for families to take into consideration the specific needs of all the members of your family. This session will give attendees strategies and techniques to plan more effectively for their unique family needs.

Presenter: Liz Hong, Texas Parent to Parent

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