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Disaster preparedness for people with complex communication needs: A personal perspective

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In this half-hour webcast, a person with complex communication needs describes her experience of the Grand Forks flood of 1997 (Complex communication needs are needs people have if they have speech, language, and/or cognitive impairments that make it hard or impossible for them to meet their day-to-day communication needs without tools or technologies to help).
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People may have complex communication needs if they have Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, stroke, or multiple sclerosis.) The speaker in the webcast also identifies seven steps that everyone with complex communication needs should take to be prepared for a disaster or other emergency.
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Pennsylvania State University, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC-RERC)