Emergency Planning

What you need to know

  • There should be a plan for an emergency evacuation for children with physical limitations.
  • Be aware that some children with neuromuscular disorders may have diabetes. 

What you can do

  • Develop an emergency plan if necessary, depending on the needs of individual children.
    • For example, the child may have diabetes and need a care plan.
  •  Develop a plan to assist the student with an emergency exit.
    • If possible plan to use an alternative exit to avoid crowding by the other students which creates a with potential for injury.
    • Assign someone as a back-up to help the student if the primary staff member is out.