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Special Needs Emergency Preparedness Manual

By | January 22nd, 2014|Preparedness|

The first link in the chain of survival during a public health disaster is people taking responsibility for their own family’s safety.  Being prepared at home is the first line of defense.  Families that have family members with special needs sometimes need to have more detailed plans to ensure that their needs will be met [...]

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Pre- School & Special Needs Kids

By | August 13th, 2013|Licensing|

A couple of months ago I heard a story from a parent of a special needs kid who told me that she was trying to find a pre-school- but her kid was denied admission.  She said that the facility told her that our licensing regulations wouldn’t allow the school to admit her child because he [...]

Child Care Readiness

By | October 12th, 2011|Licensing|

Ever since 911, there’s been an increased understanding that a strong disaster emergency and evacuation plan is required for any line of business.  Child care is no exception.  Over the last few months, our Child Care Licensing shop took the lead to develop and provide information and training to Arizona child care providers in effective short- and [...]

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