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Jul
11
Mon
ADA Complementary Paratransit Management Essentials @ Online Course
Jul 11 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPA Consultant
Start Date:
July 11, 2022
End Date:
August 31, 2022
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 11 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Registration Fee:
$150
Start Date: July 11, 2022
End Date: August 31, 2022

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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Aug
1
Mon
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, 2021
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, 2022

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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Sep
1
Thu
Travel Training for O&M Specialists (Part 2) Online Mini-Course @ Online Course
Sep 1 all-day

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin (ESPAC Consultant) and Kelly Krispinski (COMS, Travel Trainer, and ESPAC Consultant)
Start Date: September 1, 2022
End Date: September 30, 2022
Registration Fee: $75

This online training course is designed for Orientation & Mobility Specialists who want to learn more or are interested in becoming travel trainers. The content is focused on the AER O&M Position Paper on O&M Specialist and the Provision of Travel Instruction for Individuals with Nonvisual Disabilities. This is Part 2 of 2 of the course and will focus on the following:

Module 1: Environmental analysis for trainees with intellectual, emotional, or physical disabilities who are affected by features such as the social environment, visual and auditory stimuli, and physical barriers in the path of travel.

Module 2: Assessment, instructional methods, and strategies for working with persons with intellectual, emotional, or physical disabilities, including travel skills that incorporate the use of normal vision into the teaching methodology.

This course is not limited to O&M Specialists, but has been developed for this specific audience.

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

Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, Vice President, Transportation and Mobility, Easterseals
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.

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

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
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.

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

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
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.

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

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
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.

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

Presenter : Carol Wright Kenderdine, ESPA Consulting
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.

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