Children with Disabilities and Special Healthcare Needs Webinar

The FEMA Region 2 National Preparedness Division is partnering with experts in the fields of pediatrics and emergency preparedness to host a webinar highlighting the unique efforts required to prepare children with access and functional needs for emergencies.

This webinar will highlight how children with disabilities and special healthcare needs are impacted by emergencies, current best practices in the emergency management field, and how parents, caretakers, or school administrators can integrate children with disabilities and special healthcare needs into their emergency plans.

Who Should Attend? Parents, caretakers, early childhood and education program administrators and teachers, youth-serving organizations, emergency planners and other members of the whole community.


  • Dr. Laurence Flint, NJ Chapter Representative of AAP
  • Kelly Boyd, Access and Functional Needs Planner for NJ
  • Peg Kinsell, SPAN Parent Advocacy Network
  • Adrienne Robertiello, Special Health Care Educator, Children’s Specialized Hospital