Supporting Students With Disabilities During School Crises: A Teacher’s Guide

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Dusty EmburyORCID iD icon


Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership

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Most schools have crisis plans to support student safety, but few plans address the complex needs of students with disabilities. School supports should include analysis of school plans and student strengths and needs to ensure that students with disabilities have the best opportunity to be safe in school crises. Recommendations include developing individual emergency and lockdown plans to provide procedures for explicit instruction and needed supports for students with disabilities during a crisis. Implications for such plans and support for their development are included.

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TEACHING Exceptional Children

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