Survey on Use of Social Media for Emergencies by People with Disabilities

May 15, 2011

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From October 2010 through January 2011, the Wireless RERC conducted its 2010-2011 Emergency Communications Survey to better understand how people with disabilities communicate during emergencies. More than 1100 people with disabilities responded to the survey. The age range was 18-91, with the average age 52. The survey sample included people with all types of disabilities, including sensory, physical, and cognitive disabilities.