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Comprehensive Calendar2017-02-21T12:32:10-05:00
May
1
Fri
Best Practices in Travel Training Assessments @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
May 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: May 1 – 31, 2020
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Best Practices in Travel Training Assessments addresses the role of the assessment as the foundation in one-on-one travel instruction, as well as the methods that travel trainers can use to respectfully and thoroughly assess a prospective trainee’s skills and independent travel goals and needs. Learners will become versed in how to develop and enhance intake and assessment forms and will practice multiple trainee assessment strategies. This webinar also addresses the importance of developing assessments that thoughtfully consider topics such as community safety and fears related to travel training, path of travel barriers, disability information and trip planning.

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Implementing Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit Trip-by-Trip @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
May 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: May 1 – 31, 2020
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Implementing Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit will address how to schedule trips based on a person’s conditional eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit. Once the determination has been made that a person can ride fixed-route transit for some, but not all, of his/her trips and conditions are placed on his eligibility to take ADA Complementary Paratransit, then the complex process of implementing these eligibility conditions begins. Topics in this session will include tracking riders’ conditions analyzing individual trips, determining eligibility for conditions that regularly change (i.e. weather-related occurrences) and best practices in implementing conditional eligibility.

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Jul
1
Wed
ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Process Requirements @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jul 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: July 2 – 31, 2020
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Process Requirements addresses the requirements under the ADA with regards to paratransit appeals, including eligibility decisions, no shows, and suspensions.  Topics to be covered include what decisions carry the right of the applicant/passenger to appeal, separation of function, who should determine appeals, length of time to make an appeal determination, if and when presumptive eligibility goes into effect, and requirements on how the applicant/passenger should be notified of the final decision of the appeal.

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ADA Complementary Paratransit Management Essentials @ Online Course
Jul 1 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Start Date:
July 1, 2020
End Date:
August 31, 2020
Registration Fee:
$150

ADA Complementary Paratransit Management Essentials will address key elements related to relationship building with passengers, the public and governing boards. Content highlights customer service management, effective communication, public engagement strategies, building effective relationships with governing bodies and policy development, amendment and implementation.

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Elements of a Travel Training Program @ Online Course
Jul 1 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Registration Fee:
$150
Start Date: July 1, 2020
End Date: August 31, 2020

This course provides information about different aspects of travel training programs including variations in programs, scope, people served, data collection and reporting, and program evaluation. Learners will have the opportunity to fully explore and assess their own program.

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Introduction to Street Crossing for Travel Trainers @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jul 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: July 1 – 31, 2020
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Introduction to Street Crossing for Travel Trainers addresses the variety of tools, technologies and other equipment travel trainers can use when teaching safe street crossings. Participants will gain information about intersection design and accessibility, and what tools (both high-tech and low-tech) can be developed to aid in the street crossing process during travel training and once the students begin traveling independently.

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Aug
1
Sat
Best Practices in ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Policy and Practice @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Aug 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: August 1 – 31, 2020
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Best Practices in ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Policy and Practice provides information on best practices from across the country in ADA Complementary Paratransit appeals policy and practices, including appealing denial of eligibility, conditions placed upon eligibility, no shows and suspensions.

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Intersection Design, Accessible Equipment, and Tools for Teaching Street Crossing @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Aug 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Registration Fee: $25
Available from: August 1 – 31, 2020

Intersection Design, Accessible Equipment, and Tools for Teaching Street Crossing addresses the variety of tools, technologies and other equipment travel trainers can use when teaching safe street crossings. Participants will gain information about intersection design and accessibility, and what tools (both high-tech and low-tech) can be developed to aid in the street crossing process during travel training and once the students begin traveling independently.

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Oct
1
Thu
ADA Complementary Paratransit Emergency Preparedness @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Oct 1 all-day

Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, ESPA Consulting
Webinar Available From/To: October 1, 2020
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.

 

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Community Connections & Your Role as a Travel Trainer @ Online Course
Oct 1 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Registration Fee:
$150
Start Date: October 1, 2020
End Date: November 30, 2020

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.

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