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By June Kailes / July 2, 2020

Looking Back to Move Forward by June Kailes

  My interest is in the future because I’m going to spend the rest of my life there. Charles F....

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By June Kailes / August 20, 2017

Defining Functional Needs – Updating CMIST By June Isaacson Kailes Disability Policy Consultant

CMIST History (communication, maintaining health, independence, support and safety, and transportation) At a 2006 United States Health and Human Services,...

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By June Kailes / August 20, 2017

Training: Maximizing Your ROI!

These comments originated and are expanded from my panel participation at the Getting it Right conferences in Irvine and Sacramento, California on...

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By June Kailes / May 30, 2017

The National Shelter System and Physical Accessibility – Time to Look Under the Hood

This article focuses on physical accessibility, one of the many mass care criteria used by the American Red Cross National...

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By June Kailes / May 18, 2017

Protecting Your Health, Safety, and Independence in Emergencies

This is a companion piece and extended dive into Anita Cameron’s post: Emergency Preparedness - A Common Sense Measure for...

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By Anita Cameron / April 25, 2017

The Intersectionality Imperative in Disability Inclusive Emergency Management

Intersectionality: (n) the interconnected nature of social categorizations such asrace, class, gender or gender expansion and disability as they apply...

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By Anita Cameron / January 20, 2017

Emergency Preparedness – A Common Sense Measure for the Disability Community

Download the companion for this blog here: E-Prep2Protect by June Issacson Kailes Almost every day, one hears of natural and...

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By Anita Cameron / January 20, 2017

Emergency Preparedness: Vital Necessity or Expression of Privilege?

As I hear of recent and impending disasters and assess my, and my household’s state of preparedness, I’ve begun to...

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