PREPARING FOR DISASTERS

LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND PROPERTY

YOU CAN'T BE TOO PREPARED!

This four-part series of online workshops will teach you what you need to know to navigate the world of disasters and to make sure your family is safe. Families with loved ones with special needs especially need to be mindful of preparing for these situations and these workshops will help you do that.


Closed Captioning available for all presentations.


These presentations are co-hosted by Family Network on Disabilities and UF North Central Early Steps

PREPARE, PURCHASE, PROTECT

August 18, 2021 7:00pm

Learn about what you need to do to prepare for upcoming disasters. What do you need to do within your home as well as outside your home? What supplies do you have and what do you need to purchase? What should you do to protect your home, your valuables and your loved ones?

CREATING A DISASTER SUPPLY KIT

August 25, 2021 7:00pm

It's important to have the necessary supplies for a disaster kit. Learn about what needs to go into a disaster supply kit, how long to prepare for, what to consider for loved ones with special needs, and how to store the supplies.

EVACUATION AND SHELTER PLANNING

September 1, 2021 7:00pm

Evacuation and Shelter planning takes early awareness and education. This webinar will guide your planning and give you tips to make sure you and your loved ones will be safe in the event of needing to leave your home and find shelter. Special needs planning is discussed in this workshop.

MANAGING YOUR FAMILY AND PERSONAL STRESS

September 8, 2021 7:00pm

Planning for and surviving through a disaster can be stressful for both you and your family members. Learn tips for recognizing stress in this situation and how to manage those feelings. Resources will be shared.

Registration required to receive zoom link. Please click below to register:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5OWUybE_SlS0Oh7EGuGf4A


For questions or additional information, contact DorisTellado | Family Resource Specialist

North Central Early Steps | Department of Pediatrics, UF Health

dtellado@peds.ufl.edu

352-275-6361

Presenter

Lisa Math serves as Director of Family STAR program (Support, Training, Assistance, and Resources) for Family Network on Disabilities. She is also a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS-F) with an endorsement in working with Families. Her most important role is that as a parent of a 23 year- old young adult who has multiple medical conditions and mental health challenges. Lisa is also an award winning poet and writer.

Family Network on Disabilities

FND has been supporting families and youth (age 26 and younger) with disabilities since 1985. We provide information, resources, support and trainings to families, caregivers, youth, providers, related service projects and school districts across the state of Florida at no charge.

UF North Central Early Steps

Early Steps is Florida's early intervention system that offers services to strengthen the capacity of families to meet the developmental needs of infants and toddlers, age birth to 36 months, who have or are at risk for developmental delays.