Tips for First Responders: Healthcare Professionals and Emergency Responders

Tips for First Responders on the Frontline Health Care Professionals Who are Working with People with Disabilities

Source: Center for Development and Disability | The University of New Mexico

Many first responders have requested quick, easy-to-use procedures for assisting persons with disabilities in an emergency. These tip sheets provide information about many types of disabilities you can use during emergencies as well as routine encounters. They are not meant to be comprehensive, but contain specific information that you can read quickly either before or while you are actually responding to an incident.

View PDF version of the Tips for First Responders

Ordering Information
The Tip Sheets can be shipped the next business day after orders are received.

For more information contact Dr. Anthony Cahill at

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