Prepared4ALL Course 5: Disability Demographics, Community Living, Communication and Accessible Meetings


This course is designed to increase your knowledge about whole community emergency planning, including COVID-19 planning, as well as provide you the basic information needed to connect with your own local emergency planners, public health professionals, and community. You will be able to describe the kinds of information local emergency and public health preparedness planners may not know about the disability community and describe the presence of people with disabilities in the community and relate that to local emergency planning needs, You will learn to  relate the STATE (Same Time Access To Everyone) concept to accessible communication related to emergencies/disasters/pandemics (including COVID-19), identify plain language text, and identify elements of an inclusive meeting.