8 Tips for Hurricane Preparedness if You're Blind or Visually Impared

8 Tips for Hurricane Preparedness if You’re Blind

Published on August 18, 2015 at 7:45 am

Hurricane Preparedness for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Here we are at the height of hurricane season in Florida, and with the news of record breaking rainfall closing off streets and flooding Tampa, we thought it would be a great time to give some more advice on Hurricane Preparedness for individuals with low vision or blindness. August is historically one of the peak months in hurricane season, but the full Hurricane Season in Florida is officially June 1st to November 30th.

Just like it is for anyone, Hurricane Season can be a very stressful time for people living with visual impairments and that’s why it’s especially important to be prepared. As the saying goes: “it’s better to be safe than sorry,” and this holds true for Hurricanes. You should be prepared long before you ever need it and we’re going to walk you through some tips for getting ready.

Knowing what to do, being prepared, and having a plan can literally mean the difference between life and death during natural disasters.

In this post you’ll find:

  • 8 Tips for Hurricane Preparedness if You’re Blind
  • How to Build a Hurricane Kit, Designed for those [...]

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