Being prepared in a disaster is difficult for anyone, especially those with disabilities. Since this country and others have been hit drastically over the last few years with disasters being prepared to help people with disabilities has become an issue spotlighted by many. Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities has offered the following webinar:
Encountering People with Disabilities in Emergency Situations
Wednesday AUGUST 21 1- 2 PM
Tips and Strategies for First Responders when communicating with people with disabilities
Presenter: Jamie Arasz Prioli, RESNA ATP, Institute on Disabilities, Temple University
Upon conclusion, participants will be able to:
1. DEFINE the difference between functional needs and disability labels.
2. DEMONSTRATE two methods of communicating with non-traditional speakers.
3. DESCRIBE two strategies for identifying individuals with non-visible disabilities.
TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR,
GO TO: http://tinyurl.com/phohvk2
For assistance with registering for this webinar
or to request captioning contact Jamie Arasz Prioli at email@example.com.
(requests for captioning need to be submitted before August 14)
For other information contact Beverly Frantz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Produced by the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education
Funded by the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council