ADA Paratransit

ADA Paratransit Learning Outcome

ADA Paratransit an available service when a city’s fixed-route transit system does not meet the needs of an individual with a disability. ADA Paratransit is important for individuals with disabilities to fully participate in the community. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access ADA Paratransit for yourself or an individual you support.

Getting Started

Welcome to ADA Paratransit, a training created by the Transportation Initiative at the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute.

ADA Paratransit an available service when a city’s fixed-route transit system does not meet the needs of an individual with a disability. ADA Paratransit is important for individuals with disabilities to fully participate in the community. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access ADA Paratransit for yourself or an individual you support.

For each unit, there is a video, transcript, audio file, and PDF.

Before beginning the module, watch this module:

What is ADA Paratransit?

Learn more about ADA Paratransit service and where it is offered (4-minute video).

Listen to the audio file on “What is ADA Paratransit?”:



Eligibility Categories

Learn about Category I, Category II, and Category III eligibility for ADA Paratransit (6 minute video).




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Review a PDF to learn about Category I, Category II, and Category III eligibility for ADA Paratransit:

Service Types

Understand the types of ADA Paratransit service – unconditional, conditional, and temporary (7 minute video).

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Review a PDF to understand the types of ADA Paratransit service – unconditional, conditional, and temporary:

Eligibility Determination Process

Learn about the eligibility determination process for ADA Paratransit (9 minute video).

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Review a PDF to learn about the eligibility determination process for ADA Paratransit:

Obtaining Assistance with Applications

Find out how to obtain assistance with applications for ADA Paratansit (4 minute video).

Listen to the audio file on “Obtaining Assistance with Applications”:

Review a PDF to find out how to obtain assistance with applications for ADA Paratansit:

Service Denials & Appeals Process

Understand ADA Paratransit service denials and how to nagivate the appeals process (5 minute video).

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Review a PDF to understand ADA Paratransit service denials and how to nagivate the appeals process:

Visitor Status and Non-Resident Eligibility

Learn how riders can use ADA Paratransit service in other cities via Visitor Status and individuals outside coverage areas can apply as a Non-Resident (5 minute video).

Listen to the audio file on “Visitor Status and Non-Resident Eligiblity”:

Review a PDF to learn how riders can use ADA Paratransit service in other cities via Visitor Status and individuals outside coverage areas can apply as a Non-Resident:

Riding with Companions and Personal Attendants

Find out about riding with a Companion or a Personal Attendant (6 minute video).

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Review a PDF to find out about riding with a Companion or a Personal Attendant:

Scheduling ADA Paratransit Rides

Understand how to schedule ADA Paratransit Rides (7 minute video).

Listen to the audio file on “Scheduling ADA Paratransit Rides”:

Review a PDF to understand how to schedule ADA Paratransit Rides:

Travel Training

Travel Training is a free service offered to ADA Paratransit eligible riders that provides training and assistance on riding fixed-route transit services (3 minute video).

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Review a PDF to learn more about Travel Training, a free service offered to ADA Paratransit eligible riders that provides training and assistance on riding fixed-route transit services:

Resources

Find additional resources on some ADA Paratransit options in Kentucky:

Review a PDF of all ADA Paratransit services available in Kentucky and their contact information:

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Kentucky’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Kentucky’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Learning Outcome

Kentucky’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) provides vocational services to help people with disabilities prepare for, obtain, and retain employment.  As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand services, eligibility, and the transportation supports available through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Overview

Learn about Kentucky’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (2-minute video).

Eligibility

Learn about Kentucky’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) Eligibility (5-minute video).

Order of Selection

Learn about OVR’s Order of Selection process (3-minute video).

Services

Learn about services offered by the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (3-minute video).

Driver Assistive Technology Program

Learn about OVR’s Driver Assistive Technology Program (8-minute video).

Vehicle Modification Services

Learn about Vehicle Modification Services (5-minute video).

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Transportation to COVID-19 Testing

Transportation to COVID-19 Testing Learning Outcome

The Department for Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office of Transportation Delivery (KYTC-OTD) have formed a partnership to provide accessible transportation to COVID-19 testing sites for individuals with disabilities. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand the transportation supports available in Kentucky to get to a COVID-19 testing site. 

Eligibility and Services

Learn more about Transportation to COVID-19 Testing (3-minute video).

Message from DAIL

Listen to a message from Victoria Elridge, the Commissioner for the Department of Aging and Independent Living (3-minute video).

Links

To find a COVID-19 testing location in your area:
Website: kycovid19.ky.gov

To schedule a ride to your COVID-19 test:
Toll Free: 1-877-925-0037

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Blind Work Expense

Blind Work Expense Learning Outcome

Blind Work Expense (BWE) is a work incentive program of the Social Security Administration. By deducting a wide variety of eligible expenses, people with a diagnosis of blindness can recover both work and disability-related expenses and retain some or all of their SSI check.  As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand Blind Work Expense eligibility, qualifying expenses, and the impact on SSI and income.

Overview

Learn about Blind Work Expense (5-minute video).

Eligibility

Learn about Blind Work Expense eligibility (6-minute video).

Qualifying Expenses

Learn about qualifying Blind Work Expenses (15-minute video).

 

Calculating the value of Blind Work Expenses

Learn how to calculate the value of Blind Work Expenses (7-minute video).

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn answers to frequently asked questions about Blind Work Expenses (5-minute video).

Resources

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