Individuals with Special Needs
People with special needs may need to take additional steps to make sure that they are prepared for an emergency. For example, emergency supply kits may need to include certain medications or other supplies, depending on an individual's needs. The information below can help individuals with special needs and their families to be prepared.
- Disaster Planning for Families with Children with Special Needs (PDF)
For families of children with special needs planning becomes even more difficult. Knowing how you will respond is critical. It means extra attention to details and needs that typical families may not have to worry about. Using this preparation and planning guide can help you be better prepared, no matter what the emergency or disaster!
- Individuals with Disabilities and Others with Access and Functional Needs - FEMA Ready America
Tips for evaluating your own individual needs and making an emergency plan that ﬁts those needs, you and your loved ones can be better prepared.