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August 5, 2013Alerts

Encountering People with Disabilities in Emergency Situations

Forwarded by the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania –

Friends –

Upcoming WEBINAR – “Encountering People with Disabilities in Emergency Situations; Tips and Strategies for First Responders when Communicating with People with Disabilities”

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 1 PM – 2 PM

Presenter:  Jamie Arasz Prioli, RESNA ATP, Institute on Disabilities, Temple University

Upon conclusion, participants will be able to:

1.      DEFINE the difference between functional needs and disability labels.
2.      DEMONSTRATE two methods of communicating with non-traditional speakers.
3.      DESCRIBE two strategies for identifying individuals with non-visible disabilities.


For assistance with registering for this webinar or to request captioning contact, Jamie Arasz Prioli at

NOTE:  Requests for captioning need to be submitted before August 14.

For other information, contact Beverly Frantz at

Produced by the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education.  Funded by the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council.

Thank you,

Beverly L. Frantz, Ph.D.
Institute on Disabilities
Temple University
1755 N 13th Street
Student Center, Room 411S
Philadelphia, PA  19122
Fax: 215-204-6336
TTY: 215-204-1356