FEMA Promising Practices Webinar: Preparedness for People with Chemical Sensitivity and People with Developmental Disabilities
This webinar will cover important aspects to consider when developing a disaster plan for people with developmental disabilities and for those with respiratory concerns. It will cover the specific needs of those particular members of the community and how these two programs developed necessary steps to ensure the timely delivery of medical supplies, considerations for travel (public or private), where and how to make contact with appropriate parties, and how to prepare a travel kit.
- Jean Levine, is the Training Director for Becoming Independent.
- Richard Ruge has worked in the field of disabilities since 1972 and co-hosts The Joy of Preparedness radio.
- Linda Carter is a Disability Integration Advisor for FEMA and presents disaster planning information to area hospitals, support groups and at national conferences.