Ice Storm Experiences of Persons with Disabilities: Knowledge is Safety

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Catherine Fichten
Maria Barile
Vittoria Ferraro

Keywords

ice storm, disaster, social model

Abstract

Questionnaire responses of ice storm victims with and without disabilities were compared and 15 women with disabilities were interviewed about their experiences. Results are examined from the Social Model of Disability perspective in terms of dealing with unexpected environmental barriers to inclusion.

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