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Tips to Support Independence of Learners with Disabilities During Drills and Evacuations

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Whether lockdowns, wild fires, or evacuation drills are common occurrences or rare events at your school, they have become a part of the school experience. These events may be especially difficult for learners with disabilities, who typically face extra challenges when the unexpected happens. So how can we help them to prepare? Join Dr. Hillary Goldthwaite-Fowles as she shares a variety of tools, strategies, and supports to help build independence for these learners and take the "scary" out of these types of situations.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: School Safety, Special Education
Tags: disabilities, drills, evacuations, independence, lockdowns, special needs, wild fires

Reviews (35)

Love the idea of social stories to utilize prior to and during the drills to help students manage their behaviors.
Full Member
Webinar was very helpful, Thank you!
A lot of good information and ideas!
Nice work
I have so many ideas now, I loved this. Thank you very much!
Great strategies on helping special needs students during stressful events.
Basic Member
Very good information.
Good information!
Very helpful advice!
Full Member
Great suggestions!
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