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Survive and Thrive: Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

July 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ash Alunan, Community Advocate, LEAP
Maria Sutter, Peer Support Specialist, LEAP

This webinar discusses the current health emergency and other potential emergencies, presents tools to identify particular needs of people with disabilities, and suggests advocacy methods to fulfill these needs before, during and after catastrophes. The webinar outlines physical preparation techniques like formal evacuation plans and disaster kits. It also addresses psychological preparedness by considering stress management strategies. You will gain helpful information and resources to implement today and ensure an easier tomorrow. The goal is to survive and thrive, not stress and struggle, during this continuing crisis and future emergencies.