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Oct
3
Mon
ADA Complementary Paratransit Emergency Preparedness @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Oct 3 all-day

Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, Easterseals Project Action
Webinar Available From/To: October 3-31, 2021
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

ADA Complementary Paratransit Emergency Preparedness addresses the role of ADA Complementary Paratransit service in emergency preparedness planning. Planning accessible transportation for people with disabilities in emergency situations can be complex and challenging. Communities must consider many aspects regarding how to conduct the planning – including outreach, involving people with disabilities in the process, and data collection – as well as topics to discuss – such as evacuation procedures and accessible shelter locations.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Community Connections & Your Role as a Travel Trainer @ Online Course
Oct 3 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Registration Fee:
 $150
Start Date: October 3, 2022
End Date: November 30, 2022

Travel trainers are in a unique position to make connections within their communities to increase the potential for independent mobility. This course starts with an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and public transportation and how this important piece of federal legislation connects with travel training, followed by information about building a good working relationship with local transportation providers. The remaining two modules explore connections across similar professions such as mobility management and ADA complementary paratransit eligibility programs.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Taking ADA Complementary Paratransit Service to the Next Level @ Online Course
Oct 3 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Start Date: October 3, 2022
End Date: November 30, 2022
Registration Fee: $150

This online training course is designed for ADA complementary paratransit managers who are ready to improve the service offered to their customers by taking paratransit service to the next level. As an advanced level course, it will not cover basic requirements of running a paratransit system.  Course content highlights using performance measures to improve service, going above and beyond the ADA, social media, training strategies for preparing your staff, strategic management and leadership skills.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Travel Training Data Collection Standards @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Oct 3 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Webinar Available From/To: October 3 – 31, 2022
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Travel Training Data Collection Standards addresses the foundation of data and data collection.  The session covers what is data and data collection, methods and standards used for data collection and types of data analytics as appropriate for use in travel training programs.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Nov
1
Tue
ADA Complementary Paratransit: Responding to Emergencies @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Nov 1 all-day

Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, Easterseals Project Action
Webinar Available From/To: November 1 – 30, 2022
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

ADA Complementary Paratransit: Responding to Emergencies addresses considerations to be made when the paratransit preparedness plan must be put into action. Topics include coordination with other agencies, methods of communication, emergency communication, locating and assisting people with disabilities, what to do with pets and service animals and other considerations.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Importance of Data Collection for Travel Training Programs @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Nov 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Webinar Available From/To: November 1-30, 2022
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Importance of Data Collection for Travel Training Programs addresses the ever-important role that data collection and training outcomes play in travel instruction. In addition to learning about a variety of tools and methods for collecting travel instruction data, learners will be taught specific outcomes to track at multiple intervals when working with trainees, and what can be done with that information to enhance training programs. Learners will explore the role that data collection and the synthesis of trainee data plays in growing programs, justifying expenditures, developing budgets, determining cost savings and more.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Jan
23
Mon
Advanced Travel Training Strategies Online Course @ Online Course
Jan 23 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Start Date: January 23, 2023
End Date: March 17, 2023
Registration Fee: $150

Advanced Travel Training Strategies is a comprehensive online course is an online course covering advanced travel trainer strategies including working with trainees with psychiatric disabilities and other less common disabilities, behavioral strategies and techniques from a trainer perspective, using physical strategies safely, advanced street crossing techniques, and more.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Transportation and the ADA Course @ Online Course
Jan 23 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Start Date: January 23, 2023
End Date: March 17, 2023
Registration Fee: $150

Transportation and the ADA Description: Have you ever wondered how many companions are allowed to ride with a complementary paratransit eligible passenger? Or how much assistance a bus operator is required to provide to a passenger with a disability in boarding the bus? Or how many service animals a person with a disability can bring on a fixed route bus? If you have had these question or other ADA related questions accessible transportation, then this workshop is for you. This online course will cover regulatory requirements for fixed-route, ADA complementary paratransit, and demand responsive transportation. Instructors will also distinguish between what is a regulatory requirement and what are best practices in customer service.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Apr
3
Mon
Determining Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Apr 3 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Webinar Available From/To: April 3- 30, 2023
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Determining Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit addresses the very complex assessment of a person’s ADA eligibility when the applicant is functionally able to take the fixed route for some of his trips. Topics to be covered include developing a better understanding of disabilities and functional abilities; determining eligibility for persons with vision impairment; guidance for conducting in-person interviews and obtaining follow-up information from professionals; guidance for conducting physical functional assessments; and best practices in making “difficult” eligibility decisions.

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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Introduction to ADA Complementary Paratransit Management @ Online Course
Apr 3 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, Easterseals Project Action
Start Date: April 3, 2023
End Date: May 31, 2023
Registration Fee: $150

This online training course is designed for ADA complementary paratransit managers who are new to the field. Content highlights the history of the the disability movement, paratransit eligibility, human resources management, key considerations in paratransit operations, and the basics in financial management that all paratransit managers need to know. 

*Note: Money orders, purchase orders, and checks are NOT accepted as forms of payment for online courses or webinars.

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