[Ohio-talk] FW: [News from ADA-Ohio] Audio session 5/15:Inclusion of PwD in Emergency Planning
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Dr. J. Webster Smith
President, National Federation of the Blind of Ohio
PO Box 458 Athens, OH 45701
"Changing what it means to be blind"
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May 15, 2012>Being Prepared: Inclusion of people with disabilities in
Twenty percent of Americans have disabilities and may have access and
functional needs that will affect their ability to read or understand
preparedness information, hear alerts and warnings, utilize accessible
transportation during an evacuation, maintain their independence in a
shelter, find accessible housing if theirs has been destroyed, access
services to enable them to return to work and deal with a myriad of other
challenges. Join this session to learn more about the progress that is being
made in communities that are committed to emergency planning that is
inclusive of the participation and requirements of people with access and
Jessica Mitchell, Disability Integration Specialist, FEMA Region V
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