Assistive Technology and Emergencies
People separated from their assistive technology during emergencies may lose their independence until the AT can be found or replaced. Below are links to websites with information for users of, responders to and agencies distributing assistive technology equipment in the event of a fire, earthquake, flood or other disaster or emergency.
- Emergency Management and Assistive Technology Blog by Pass It On Center.
- Website for First Emergency Responders on how to interact with persons with disabilities in an emergency situation. This website is designed to be accessed through a smart phone so it may look a little small on your computer browser.