When You’re Disabled, Emergencies Pose An Even Greater Risk

In the past few months, we have seen too many tragedies, both natural and man-made. It’s natural for all of us to worry and wonder how we can prepare ourselves for the next emergency. But, for those of us with disabilities who communicate or move in different ways from the rest of society, emergencies can bring unique challenges. In the article below, Kit Englard describes the measures she’s taken, as a DeafBlind woman, to ensure she receives needed information during an emergency. She also describes the actions that ordinary citizens can take to support people around us who may need a little extra assistance.
When You’re Disabled, Emergencies Pose An Even Greater Risk

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