Pushing Limits

Pushing Limits – August 18, 2006

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Disaster preparedness for people with disabilities. As the nation nears the one year anniversary of Katrina, hosts Leah Gardner and Amber DiPietra want to know what steps people with disabilities have taken to be safe in the event of a large-scale emergency. Do they feel that local and state officials are doing enough to ensure adaptive evacuation strategies, accessible shelters, and relevant training for agencies serving the disabled? Call in and update us on your personal experience with prior disasters and let us know of resources and planning in your area. We want to hear from you!