Daily Living & Behavioral Support
Recovery Resources for Daily Living and Behavioral Support
People with disabilities may rely on paid or unpaid supports to meet their daily and behavioral support needs. After a disaster, access to these support systems might not be available due to displacement, relocation, and many other factors.
- After55.com: Activities of Daily Living Are Where Assisted Living Could Help
- Federal Emergency Management Agency: Your Civil Rights and Disaster Assistance
- National Center for Biotechnology Information: Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services: Chapter 3 – Understanding the Impact of Trauma
- Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response: Disaster Behavioral Health
- Rooted in Rights: What is the Protection and Advocacy System?
- Social Security Administration: Benefits
- Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living: The United Voice of Independent Living in Rural America
- Department of Health and Human Services: Disaster Behavioral Health Capacity Assessment Tool
- Eldercare Locator: Home
- National Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster: VOAD Members
- Probono.net: National Disaster Legal Aid Resource Center
- TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation and Research: ILRU Directory of Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and Associations
- USDA Food and Nutrition Service: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- 2-1-1: Home
The Long-Term Disaster Recovery Toolkit for Individuals with Disabilities is 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.