Free Train-The-Trainer Seminars to be Held Nationwide to Increase Accessibility to Transportation for People with Disabilities

January 8, 2008

Easter Seals Project ACTION is holding free nationwide train-the-trainer seminars titled, "People on the Move: Using All Transportation Options (ADA and Beyond...)" to offer basic tools needed to expand community transportation options for people with disabilities. The anticipated use of the training and the toolkit offered is to teach individuals to use fixed-route public transportation, train transportation personnel to serve customers with disabilities, and identify and fix environmental barriers that prevent access and use of public transit. Individuals who typically attend "People on the Move" include human service providers such as job coaches, independent living specialists, and support coordinators; transportation providers such as bus operators, ADA coordinators, and municipal planners; and school personnel such as, teachers and transition coordinators.

For a schedule of upcoming locations and to download a brochure, click here.