About the Toolkit
The Long-term Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Individuals with Disabilities is part of the ReDiscovery Project through Project REDD with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University.
With limited information on long-term disaster recovery needs for individuals with disabilities, the goal of the Disaster Recovery Toolkit is to assist organizations and caregivers in supporting individuals with disabilities in long-term disaster recovery at both the state and national level.
The Principal Investigator of this project, Dr. Laura Stough, in collaboration with Dr. Amy Sharp from the Texas Center for Disability Studies at the University of Texas at Austin received funding from:
- The American Red Cross,
- Rebuild Texas, and
- The Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Development & Instruction Support
- Dr. Amy Sharp, Former Director, Texas Center for Disability Studies
- Dr. Kayla S. Sweet, Research Scientist and ReDiscovery Project Coordinator
- Dr. Patricia Lynch, Clinical Professor Emerita
- Dr. Marcia Montague, Clinical Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
- Dr. Nick Winges-Yanez, Program Manager, Texas Center for Disability Studies
Design, Dissemination, & Other Support
- Tanya Baker, Staff, Center on Disability and Development
- Isabella Miracle, Research Assistant
- Karina Rodriguez, Research Assistant
- Stephanie Ingram, Research Assistant
The Long-Term Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Individuals with Disabilities was funded through grants awarded by the American Red Cross to Dr. Laura M. Stough at Texas A&M University and Dr. Amy N. Sharp at the University of Texas at Austin and is maintained by the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University.