Assistive Technologies Following a Disaster

Assistive Technologies Following a Disaster

Assistive Technologies Following a Disaster Hi, I’m Chris from Disability Network Lakeshore and I’m here to talk today a little bit about assistive technology following disaster. The reason that we bring this up is because people with disabilities often...
No Power

No Power

No Power Thunder, lightning, high winds, and possible hail; it is storming this morning, and I’m wondering if our power will go out again. Suddenly, the house goes dark, the stove won’t work, and it starts to heat up inside the house. Of course, we never know how long...
Something Special

Something Special

Something Special I raise dogs, and not one of them will refuse a cookie when offered!  I enjoy coming home and greeting each one with a small, yummy goody.  They come running when they hear my car pull in and my special girl, Sophie, begins to yodel her beagle...
Water

Water

Water When I think about managing to survive following a disaster, one of my greatest concerns is finding water.  From the troubled times I’ve already lived through (fire and power failures), I know that having water is one of my main concerns.  If you don’t have a...
Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere We had some pretty nasty storms this week, with rain coming down sideways several times when I looked. Of course, trees came down too and the electricity to my home went out. It’s been off now to two days and I keep getting text messages saying...
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