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Emergency Planning

What you need to know

  • There should be a plan for an emergency evacuation in children with physical limitations.
    • Need to avoid situations where individuals may be trampled
    • Child needs to be able to reach door handles.
  • Someone assigned to help individuals with a back up person if that person is out.
  • Seizure plan should be in place if appropriate.
  • AEDs or CPR may be necessary if a child has heart involvement.

What you can do

  • Develop an emergency plan if necessary, depending on the needs of individual children.
    • Assign a back-up when needed.