Are you ready? Emergency preparedness for people with disabilities

As the East Coast of the US braces for Hurricane Irene (and any of her future siblings), we’re gathering our readiness kits and battening down the hatches. We’ve pulled together a few items to share. Please feel free to pass this on, repost, and otherwise share with family, friends, clients, and coworkers.

Please feel free to comment below with your storm safety tips!

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1 Response to Are you ready? Emergency preparedness for people with disabilities

  1. It is especially important for family caregivers to be prepared in case of an emergency, whether it is a hurricane like Hurricane Irene that just passed over New York City or any other kind of problem. With caregivers, it’s especially important to plan well in advance so nothing takes you by surprise. Visiting Nurse Service of New York pediatric nurse and blogger Sandra McTernan wrote about one spectacularly prepared family at http://blogs.vnsny.org/2011/08/30/memorable-storms/

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