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Disaster Preparedness for People with Complex Communication Needs

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Presenter: Pamela Kennedy, Manager, Writer's Brigade, AAC-RERC 3

Webcast Description:

Any emergency situation, whether it be a flood, a fire, an earthquake, a tornado, ice-storm or the loss of electrical power, puts people with complex communication needs at risk. In this presentation, Pamela Kennedy describes her experiences as an individual with complex communication needs and as a survivor of the Grand Forks flood of 1997. She also describes 7 steps for emergency preparation that are critical for all individuals with complex communication needs.

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