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Emergency Management Access and Functional Needs Disability Awareness Training - 2 Day Training - Kearney, NE - March 2022

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 9:00 am to Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 5:00 pm
Location: 
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Buffalo County Fair Grounds Extension building 1400 E 34th St. Kearney NE 68847
Contact/Registrar: 
frdat@niagara.edu
Details: 

Niagara University Disability Awareness Training has received a grant from the Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities to educate anyone involved in emergency planning, preparedness, response, and recovery as it pertains to individuals with disabilities and access and functional needs. NU has tailored a presentation that identifies the responsibilities of both emergency management personnel and disability advocates during an emergency. This program will introduce the four modules necessary for proper response that include Disability Awareness Training, the Americans with Disabilities Act specific to Emergency management, emergency plan content, and Inclusive Planning and Active Participation.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
Disability Awareness specific to Emergency Management
Access and Functional Needs defined to include Universal Design
Understanding how the whole community concept is imperative to proper response to individuals with disabilities and how to involve them.
The Americans with Disabilities Act relative to Emergency management and response.
Community resources and other materials that assist Emergency Management in proper response
Disaster Preparedness and Planning
Inclusive Planning and Active Participation
NYC Lawsuit and its ramifications nationwide

COSTS
There is no fee for the course. Lunch is on your own.
There is a $50.00 no call/no show fee

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