As National Preparedness Month comes to a close, ANCOR is highlighting an invitation shared by the Administration on Community Living (ACL) because disability issues are often underdiscussed during disasters or emergencies.
As shared in the ACL announcement:
“The National Council on Disability (NCD) and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) invite you to an upcoming Virtual Roundtable Series on Involuntary Institutionalizations Before, During & After Disasters/Emergencies.
REGISTER for one of four virtual roundtable discussions about prevention, advocacy, monitoring/investigations, community integration/re-entry, and follow up resources/services. We encourage participants to share their perspectives and suggested strategies for how we can best coordinate our efforts moving forward.
Roundtable Dates & Times
September 30, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM ET
October 1, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM ET
October 3, 2019, 10:00-11:00 AM ET
October 3, 2019, 4:00-5:00 PM ET”
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