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e-ACCESS is NFPA's quarterly e-newsletter designed to help reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life for people with disabilities.



  • December   Communication – “What’d you say?”; Abilities Expo Emergency Preparedness Workshop Provided Vital Disaster Strategies for Boston’s Disability Community
  • September (PDF, 1 MB)
    I'm Going to be Out of My Home for How Long? We Could All Go Back to School. Beyond the Precipce. Vincent's Tale.
  • June  (PDF, 1 MB)
    Ok, I’ve Evacuated & Have Transportation but Where am I Going?; Earthquake Experiences of People with Vision Disabilities Documented; Maryland’s Legislature and Governor Come to the Rescue of Cassidy Scott and other School Children!
  • February (PDF, 1 MB)
    Taxi? Taxi? …Where the heck is my ride????, Announcing a Big Change Coming for e-ACCESS in 2017, Please Evacuate Cassidy!


  • December(PDF,929 KB)Single column  (PDF, 931 KB)

    Ok, I have to evacuate, but how far do I need to go?, A Successful ADA National Network Learning Session thru the Pacific ADA Center, 32nd Annual CSUN Conference on Technology & People with Disabilities
  • September(PDF,1 MB)Single column  (PDF, 1 MB)

    First Responder Autism Training Video That All First Responders and Caregivers Must Watch!; Online system helps persons with disabilities get emergency services; Disaster assistance available for older adults and people with disabilities in West Virginia
  • June(PDF,1 MB)Single column  (PDF, 1 MB)

    Don’t be Part of the Problem!; A Wonderful Opportunity for People with Disabilities at 2016 NFPA Conference & Expo!; The 31st CSUN Conference on Technology & People with Disabilities
  • March(PDF,909 KB)Single column  (PDF,132 KB)

    Wow….I Can Become Invisible!; U.S. Access Board Mourns the Passing of Former Chair Tricia Mason; The 31th CSUN Conference on Technology & People with Disabilities


  • December(PDF,701 KB)Single column  (PDF,854 KB)

    What Do You See?; Time to Cook Safely with New Technology!; Tips for Emergency Use Of Mobile Devices
  • September (PDF,1 MB)Single column  (PDF,877 KB)

    And When the Light Dawned, Understanding Came at Last!; Hope You Didn’t Miss the NFPA Accessibility Expo: “Beyond the ADA” at the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo; 2015 National Preparedness Month (NPM); “Hear the Beep where you Sleep”
  • June (PDF,2 MB)Single column  (PDF, 1 MB)

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to A Pre-Conference Session; Wrap Up on the 30th CSUN Conference on Technology & People with Disabilities; NFPA at Illinois Fire Inspectors Association's 1st Annual Combined Conference; Three Major NFPA Codes & Standards Open for Public Input
  • March (PDF, 618 KB)Single column  (PDF, 1 MB)

    The Silver Anniversary of “The Americas with Disabilities Act”; The Federal Communication Commission Announces: “Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)”; ICC/ANSI A117.1, Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, Updated Schedule for 2015 Revision Cycle

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