Fire Safety and Disabilities Guide
GUIDE TO TRAVELING FOR THE DISABLED?
The Arc’s Autism Now Center was created to fulfill the need for a one-stop, online resource; containing contemporary and trustworthy information carefully selected by individuals who have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum and others in the field, for individuals with ASD and their allies. The overall goal of The Arc’s Autism Now Center is to provide the estimated 4.7 million Americans who have intellectual and developmental and other related disabilities (I/DD) access to information about the necessary supports and services to attain optimal growth and development.
1. Give your landlord written notice about your desire to move out, within the time frame between rent payments.
2. If you have a month to month lease, notify your landlord 30 days before you plan to vacate. If you rent weekly, notify the landlord seven days before you plan to move. Check your rental agreement because it may specify another timeframe.
View the Article – Apartment Moving Checklist: Want to Move Out of Your Apartment?
Last month the nation reacted to a video showing a school resource officer putting an eight year-old child’s biceps in handcuffs. There was an outpouring of dismay, outrage and disbelief all across the country.
As the mother of a young man with high-functioning autism, my mission each school year has been to make sure my son avoids being restrained. With my son being in the general education population since first grade, this has been a special challenge.
View the Article – Life Without Restraint: Problems and Solutions Regarding Restraint Use
For the millions of Americans who have physical, medical, sensory or cognitive disabilities, emergencies such as fires, floods and acts of terrorism present a real challenge. The same challenge also applies to the elderly and other special needs populations. Protecting yourself and your family when disaster strikes requires planning ahead.
This booklet will help you get started. Discuss these ideas with your family, friends and/or your personal care attendant, or anyone else in your support network and prepare an emergency plan. Post the plan where everyone will see it, keep a copy with you and make sure everyone involved in your plan has a copy.
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What Are My Rights As A Renter?
Do I Need Renters Insurance? Everything You Need To Know.