Guide: Improve net: Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide

There are dangers associated with fire for everyone, but people with disabilities face unique challenges in these emergencies.

Webpage: The Autism Society of Maine: Facts for Prosecutors

This webpage contains points that prosecutors are encouraged to consider when it comes to certain areas such as confessions, criminal intent, trials, sentencing and more.

Website: Autism ALERT

Autism ALERT, Inc. strives to encourage a strong and purposeful partnership between individuals with autism and their caregivers, first responders, and the communities in which they live.

Article: Be Prepared! Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

This article, from the Disability and Health Program of the New York State Department of Health, focuses on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities.

Guide: Preparing Makes Sense for People with Disabilities and Special Needs

This guide outlines measures individuals with disabilities, special needs and their caregivers can take to start preparing for emergencies before they happen.

Website: AutismCares

AutismCares is a consortium of autism organizations who have come together to support individuals with autism and their families during natural disasters and other catastrophic life events.

Toolkit: Emergency Management Be-Prepared Kit

This kit is intended to help individuals and families effectively prepare for emergencies and disasters. It includes three booklets: the readiness checklist, the shelter checklist, and the yellow checklist.

Brochure: Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Developmental or Cognitive Disabilities

This brochure, developed by the National Organization on Disability, is designed to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities begin to plan for emergencies.

Website: Inclusive Preparedness Center (IPC)

This non-profit organization engages in the research, development and implementation of programs to ensure that all individuals, including those with disabilities, are included and protected against disasters and emergencies.

Website: Premise Alert System

The Premise Alert System provides a uniform tool for families in Pennsylvania to alert first responders of the specials needs of individuals in order to help them respond in the quickest and most effective way.