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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 (64)

Lots of good ideas. Thanks
Full Member
Lots of simple ideas to use and implement! Thank you
Full Member
Very interesting topic that I have never thought about. Thank you.
Basic Member
Great ideas to consider for special education students or even for young students. Thank you!
Great information
I really enjoyed the presentation. Thanks.
The approach was very interesting.
Very interesting and Informative
The Storybook approach was interesting. Thank you for the information.
Full Member
I like the Storybook approach.
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