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Comprehensive Calendar2017-02-21T12:32:10-05:00
Apr
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Thu
Determining Conditional Eligibility for ADA Complementary Paratransit @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Apr 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: April 1 – 30, 2021
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.

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Travel Training Assessments: Determining Student Competency @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Apr 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: April 1 – 30, 2021
Registration/Purchase Fee: $25

Travel Training Assessments: Determining Student Competency addresses skills trainees should have prior to beginning a travel training program or working with a travel trainer. Learners will learn how to use the assessment process and other respectful methods to collect information in order to develop an understanding of a trainee’s baseline skills. Travel trainers must first determine baseline competency information and then develop a travel instruction plan to help the trainee work toward their independent travel goals. This webinar will address the methods by which a trainer can accomplish these tasks.

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May
1
Sat
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, 2021
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, 2021
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
Thu
ADA Complementary Paratransit Appeals Process Requirements @ Pre-Recorded Webinar
Jul 1 all-day

Presenter : Kristi McLaughlin, ESPAC Consultant
Webinar Available From/To: July 1 – 31, 2021
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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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, 2021
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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