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NJID To Distribute AT Devices for Emergency Preparedness

New Jersey Institute of Disabilities (NJID) announces two upcoming events designed to promote awareness about emergency preparedness for people with disabilities. NJID will be distributing free low-tech communication devices to families, specifically designed for use during emergency situations. NJID will also distribute emergency GO Bags and other useful emergency items.

There is no income qualification for this program. To be eligible for the free communication device, a child (age 8 years and older) and at least one caregiver must attend an informational session. Sessions will be held on:

Wednesday July 28, 2010
The Lakeview School- Roosevelt Park
10 Oak Drive
Edison, NJ
6:30 – 8:30pm


Saturday July 31, 2010
Alianza at the Raritan Bay YMCA
365 New Brunswick Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ
11:00am – 1:00pm

You must pre-register to attend. Spanish language interpreters will be available at both sessions.

For registration, call:
Marisa Ramos at (732) 442-8393
or email:

NJID is a non-profit organization that provides a unique continuum of services for more than 1000 children and adults with disabilities. NJID received funding to provide long-term loans of communication devices for people with limited speech capacities from the Assistive Technology Advocacy Center of Disability Rights New Jersey.

For more information, visit NJID’s website:


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