- Getting Ready for Emergencies: Self-Advocates
Developed and led by a self-advocate peer trainer, this free, interactive, in-person educational program is aimed at individuals with intellectual disabilities.
- Graduate Training Day
Annually, Shriver Center graduate Leadership Education and Neurodevelopmental Disability (LEND) fellows participate in an intensive educational program to teach skills to support individuals with disabilities, families and service providers to develop individual or organizational emergency plans in a simulated disaster.
- Emergency Readiness: Families
This in-person training for parents of children with disabilities and/or special health care needs was designed to increase parent emergency preparedness knowledge, skills, and behaviors.
- Emergency Smarts Mini-Conference
This half-day conference for people with disabilities, their families, and service providers featured presentations about emergency readiness, safe social media use, and social media use during emergencies, along with a hands-on activity for self-advocates. It was co-led by a social media specialist and our self-advocate peer trainer.
- Resources for Adults with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
- Resources for Families
- Emergency Smarts Checklist
- Emergency Preparedness Response Self-Assessment Instrument planning tool for individuals, disability provider organizations and state developmental disability agencies
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