NTI Comprehensive ADA Paratransit Eligibility Course


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11-18-10

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The National Transit Institute (NTI) is presenting a FREE course ($300 for consultants and contractors) titled, “Comprehensive Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Paratransit Eligibility”, in Worcester, MA on April 13-14, 2011.

The workshop begins with a review of ADA paratransit criteria and then reviews ADA paratransit eligibility requirements. The two-day session presents more detailed information about alternative eligibility determination processes, with a focus on in-person interview and assessment options. It also addresses "difficult" determination issues and presents options for trip-by-trip eligibility determinations.

Topics:
• Overview of ADA Paratransit Eligibility
• Eligibility Considerations
• Alternative Eligibility Determination Process and Materials
• Model In-Person Interview/Assessment Process Developed by Easter Seals Project ACTION
• Making Eligibility Determinations
• Travel Training and Paratransit-To Fixed-Route Feeder Service Considerations
• Interview Techniques
• Implementing Trip-by-Trip Eligibility
• Appeals of Eligibility Determinations: Essential Elements and Alternative Processes

You can register for this class online at the NTI’s web site at http://www.ntionline.com/CourseInfo.asp?CourseNumber=FP011 or by faxing in the registration form found on the web site to 732-932-1707.

For further information, please contact FTA Region 10’s Monica McCallum at 206-220-4462 or by email at monica.mccallum@dot.gov.

Sincerely,

/s/


R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator