Emergency Preparedness Training for People with Disabilities

May 2016

Updated June - July 2016

Spring and Summer 2016:
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University will sponsor unique, day-long training sessions, bringing together people with disabilities and their families with emergency planners to inform and encourage citizens to lead the effort in considering all people when creating emergency plans.

People with a disability, family members of a person with a disability, or an emergency managers are encouraged to attend. Sessions will be held on different dates at different locations across Pennsylvania.

South Central Region

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Center for Independent Living of South Central Pennsylvania, 2900 Beale Avenue, Suite 118, Altoona, PA 16601

RESCHEDULED: Northwest Regional Training

Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Elk County Office of Emergency Services, 131 Ridgmont Drive, Ridgway, PA 15853

For more information or to register:
email or telephone 215-204-1356.

To request reasonable accommodations (ASL interpreter, CART, large print, etc.) contact Jamie Prioli at 215-204-5974 or at least two weeks before the scheduled training date.

All sessions are FREE, but seats are limited.

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities is a program of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.

This training is funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council.

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