Tips for First Responders, 2nd Edition

 People With Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

Center for Development and Disability, University of New Mexico

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“Dear First Responder:

Welcome to the second edition of Tips for First Responders.  Two new disabilities – autism and multiple chemical sensitivities – have been added and the existing tips have been updated.  Whether you are responding to an emergency caused by natural forces such as a fire, flood or tornado, or one caused by a terrorist attack, you will likely encounter persons with some type of disability who will require special assistance.  Some disabilities will be obvious.  Other disabilities, including some cognitive disabilities, mental illness or multiple chemical sensitivities, are difficult or impossible to detect.”

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