March 2017 – This document features twelve considerations for accessible emergency communications to help guide emergency communications planning for people with disabilities and those with access and functional needs. Also provided is a list of websites and resources with specific information concerning technology, policy, training and education. Some considerations include:
- Develop or provide accessible formats to disseminate alerts and information.
- Ensure that EC rulemakings consider access and functional needs.
- Integrate people with disabilities into emergency planning, exercises and simulations.
The reverse of the document includes links to resources with topic specific information.