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Talking Points for People with Hearing Disabilities

This is Part 2 of a three-part series on Ready New York Talking Points for People with Disabilities. Our topic this week is preparedness for people with hearing disabilities. If you are hearing disabled, these simple tips can make your life easier and safer. The key to readiness is to make a plan BEFORE an emergency, so you can be ready if there is one.

Talking Points for People with Vision Disabilities (and Those Who Wish to Help Them)

This is Part 1 of a three-part series on Ready New York Talking Points for People with Disabilities. We thank the NYC Office of Emergency Management for sharing this important information. If you have a physical disability, we hope you will find these tips useful. If you happen to be a volunteer who works with disabled individuals, we hope they make your interactions easier and more meaningful.

UWS CERT Holds Its First Ready New York Presentation

Deputy team leader Ian Alterman, who is also the CERT team’s outreach chair, made the presentation to a lively and diverse audience that included Upper West Siders, CERT recruits-in-training, and members of the Red Oak senior community, as well as CERT team members.