There are a number of resources available for people affected by Hurricane Irene on the East Coast.

The Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) has posted resources at: http://www.eapassn.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=681

There are also a number of resources available for the protection and safety of people with disabilities:

Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse Universtiy Southeast ADA Center:

http://sedbtac.org/ada/publications/emergency_preparedness_resources.doc

Disaster Safety & Preparedness Guide for Seniors and People with Disabilities:

http://www.nyredcross.org/?nd=disaster_safety_guide_for_seniors_and_people_with_disabilities

 Preparedness: Tips for People with Special Needs:

http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/epr/Public/medneeds.pdf

Use of Social Media for Emergencies by People with Disabilities:
http://www.wirelessrerc.org/publications/emergency-communications-and-people-with-disabilities/Survey%20Results-Social%20Media%20and%20EC.doc/view

Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities in the Provision of Disaster Mass Care, Housing, And Human Services:
http://www.fema.gov/oer/reference/

 

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