Emergency management: What immediate medical procedures can I expect?
Craig HospitalWith funding from the US Department of Education's National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research, has developed educational materials to help people with spinal cord injuries live in the community maintain their health. Topics include skin care, exercise, heart disease, weight control, alcohol abuse and conditions related to the aging body. Use the link above and click on SCI Health and Wellness.
Federal Emergency Management AgencyWebsite on assisting people with disabilities in a disaster.
Labor Department's Office of Disability Employment PolicyEmergency Preparedness and People with Disabilities.
National Center on Emergency Preparedness for People with DisabilitiesFocuses on ensuring that individuals with disabilities are included in the development plans for protection from all types of emergencies
National Organization on Disability’s Emergency Preparedness InitiativeDisability is included in all levels of emergency preparedness.
National Council on DisabilityCouncil’s report: Saving Lives: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning.
Nobody Left BehindDisaster Preparedness for Persons with Mobility Impairments. Prepared by University of Kansas / Research and Training Center on Independent Living. Includes a consumer survey on people’s experiences in disasters.
Project Safe EV-ACInternational Center for Disability Information.
Library Books and VideosFind resources within the PRC library catalog.
Quality of Life Grants DatabaseFind resources within the PRC Quality of Life Grants Database. Search by Zip Code, State or an Entire Category.