Disaster Preparedness Training and Events
Announcing the "Emergency Management and Preparedness - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series"
Sponsored by the Pacific ADA Center and supported by the Great Lakes ADA Center.
We are pleased to announce the launch of this webinar series to address key strategies and approaches toward emergency management and preparedness and the inclusion of people with disabilities. These free 90 minute webinars will be delivered using the ElluminateLive! webinar platform and all sessions will be closed captioned.
The first session was on August 22nd
Title: The Federal Response to Emergencies and Disasters - How Disability Fits
Presenters were: Marcie Roth, Director, FEMA Office of Disability Integration & Coordination and William Lynch, Trial Attorney, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division US Department of Justice
The second session was on September 13, 2012
Title: The State, Local, and Community Response to Emergencies- How Disability Fits
Future sessions will be annouced at a later date.
The Pacific and Great Lakes ADA Centers are both members of the ADA National Network.