Event: Training: Disaster Emergency Preparedness Training

Date: 6/27/2019

Time: 5:00 pm

Parents, Teachers, Students and

Community Members:

Are you Ready?

June 27, 2019 5:00 p.m.
Greenwood-Leflore County
Chamber of Commerce
402 Highway 82 W
Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

Are you the family member of a child or young person with a disability, caregiver, first responder, healthcare professional, or a staff member of an school, agency, or organization serving children and youth with access and functional needs? This training is for YOU! The training is designed to increase the ability of communities to serve children and youth with access and functional needs, their caregivers, school personnel, and community members before, during and after disasters and emergencies.

Topics Covered:  
  • Awareness and sensitivity in interacting and working with students who have disabilities and their families
  • How the needs of students with disabilities differ during emergency preparedness and response
  • Information on how to appropriately plan and prepare for disasters and emergencies for children and youth disabilities
  • Disaster and emergency preparedness resources, such as websites, publications, and guides geared toward students with disabilities and school personnel
For more information contact
Leslie Junkin
(662) 251-5599

Sponsored by
Mississippi State Department of Health
Hosted by
Greenwood-Leflore Autism
Spectrum Society (GLASS)
Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities
Funding for this training made possible by
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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