Research Platform  |   August 2016
Is Emergency Preparedness a Disaster for People With Disabilities? Results From the 2006-2012 BRFSS
Author Affiliations
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
Article Information
Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Health Services Research and Education
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Is Emergency Preparedness a Disaster for People With Disabilities? Results From the 2006-2012 BRFSS
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510179p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP102A
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510179p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP102A
Abstract

Date Presented 4/7/2016

People with physical and mental disabilities are significantly less prepared for emergencies than persons without disabilities. Occupational therapy practitioners have an important role in reducing this disparity through training and advocacy for participation at the community level.

Primary Author and Speaker: Diane Smith