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Plan for Power Outage

How many times do the lights go out in your house?  While most of the time, this does not last long, you must be prepared in case of a longer outage. Plan alternative ways to charge your mobile devices, and communication and assistive technology devices before disaster strikes. Plan how you will address your dependence […]

New Accessibility Features of Apple iOS 10

On September 13, 2016, Apple released its newest software update for mobile phones and tablets. This latest edition is iOS 10. With this new software update, Apple added several new accessibility features. Magnifier: iPhone and iPad users now have the option to use their devices as magnifiers without the need to download a special app. […]

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Create An Emergency Supply Kit

During National Emergency Preparedness Month, you might want to check your Emergency Suppy Kit. To create an Emergency Supply Kit, you should: Stock a basic disaster supply kit. Plan for sheltering at home, at work and on the road. Inventory what you use every day to maintain your health, safety and independence. Identify essential items […]

Emergency Communication Plan

September is National Preparedness Month.  If you do not have an Emergency Communication Plan, now is the time to get together with family and friends to make one. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to think about the following situations and plan just in case. Consider the […]

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