How improving emergency management for IDD community will help all-
Recent research by Dr. Laura Stough, an IDD scholar in the Department of Education Psychology at Texas A&M University, points out the flaws of crisis management for the IDD community and shows where there is room to improve.2
Grief And Children In The Classroom-
It has been described as the most traumatic thing that can happen in a child’s life. One out of every 20 children aged 15 and younger will suffer the loss of one or both parents. 1.5 million children are living in a single-parent household because of the death of a parent.
Building Back Better: Lessons Learned From Hurricane Harvey-
Hurricane Harvey first made landfall in Texas on August 25, 2017. Over the course of four days, up to 60 inches of rain fell in southeast Texas. About 900,000 households applied for FEMA funding. Of those households, close to 200,000 included someone with a disability.
Helping The Disability Community Recover From Harvey-
500,000 households impacted by Hurricane Harvey. That amounts to almost two million people in recovery mode. Of those people, 18 percent in Texas are part of the disability community.
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