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Webinar: Practices for Comm. with Persons with Access, Functional Needs during Emergencies
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Webinar: Practices for Comm. with Persons with Access, Functional Needs during Emergencies

This event featured promising practices and solutions to challenges responders could be faced with when communicating with persons with access and functional needs during emergencies. Presented by the Department of Homeland Security First Responder Group and the National Information Sharing Consortium

6/4/2014
When: 6/4/2014
Presenter: Dr. Cheryl Levine & associated others

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Narrative: This webinar is presented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) First Responder Group and the National Information Sharing Consortium.

This event featured promising practices and solutions to challenges responders could be faced with when communicating with persons with access and functional needs during emergencies. The event prepared participants to…

  • Explain challenges with communication with people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs during emergencies
  • Identify practical and technological solutions to address communication challenges
  • Find and use helpful resources
This is the seventeenth in a series of non-GITA produced webinars that has been made available to members through an agreement which makes all previous DHS/NISC presentations available in the GITA Learning Center.

 

Presenters:

  • Dr. Cheryl Levine, ASPR, HHS
  • Barbara Fox, Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Samantha Stone, Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health
  • LesleyAnne Ezelle, FEMA
  • Amy S. Goldman, Institute on Disabilities, Temple University

 

Keywords: communication, persons with access and functional needs, emergency response

 


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