12 Considerations For Accessible Emergency Communications
Publication Date: October 2007
Author(s): Helena Mitchell
Keywords: Accessible Technologies for People with Disabilities; Wireless emergency Communications
There are over 50 million people in America with a disability (U.S. Census Bureau, 2006) who are frequently overlooked in emergencies. This document is an introduction to select considerations to help meet the distinctive needs of people with disabilities (PWD) during an emergency.