Getting Ready for an Emergency EK Shriver Center/UMass Medical School

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Contact Information

EK Shriver Center/UMass Medical School
Contact: Patrick Gleason, Research Data Specialist
Email Address:
Phone: 774-455-6562

55 Lake Ave. North S3- 301 Worcester, MA 01655
Area Served: Central

Map Location Getting Ready for an Emergency


This training helps people with disabilities be prepared so they know what to do during an emergency or disaster. Emergencies like floods, storms or pandemic flu can happen to lots of people at once.Participants receive handouts and small emergency supplies.

Length of program: Two sessions lasting 1 1/2 hour each. Or, 1 hour version can be scheduled throughout the year.

Maximum number in class: 25-30

Trainer: Nate Trull, Self-Advocate To schedule a training with Nate, please contact Patrick Gleason.

Service Types

  • Self-Advocacy - Health and Safety

Program Type

  • Self-Advocacy Training

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service