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).

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Eligibility Categories

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




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Service Types

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

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Eligibility Determination Process

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

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Obtaining Assistance with Applications

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

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Service Denials & Appeals Process

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

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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).

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Riding with Companions and Personal Attendants

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

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Scheduling ADA Paratransit Rides

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

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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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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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NEMT

NEMT Learning Outcome

Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is an important benefit for Medicaid beneficiaries who need to get to and from medical and other qualifying plan of care associated services but have no means of transportation. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access NEMT services for yourself or an individual you support.

Getting Started

Welcome to Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT), a training created by the Transportation Initiative.

Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is an important benefit for Medicaid beneficiaries who need to get to and from medical and other qualifying plans of care associated services but have no means of transportation. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access NEMT services 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 video:

What is NEMT?

Learn more about NEMT (6 minute video).



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Kentucky’s Regional Transportation Brokers

Learn about Kentucky’s Regional Transportation Brokers (5 minute video).



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NEMT Eligibility

Learn about eligibility for NEMT (12 minute video).



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NEMT Covered Trips

Learn what trips may be covered by NEMT (6 minute video).



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Who can Provide NEMT rides?

Learn who can provide NEMT rides (7 minute video).



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NEMT Private Auto Providers

Learn how people can provide NEMT as Private Auto Providers (7 minute video).



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Escorts & Assistance

Learn how to use escorts & assistance during NEMT rides (5 minute video).


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Troubleshooting NEMT Issues

Learn how to troubleshoot NEMT service issues (12 minute video).


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Scheduling NEMT Rides

Learn how to schedule NEMT Rides (9 minute video)


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Contacts

Kentucky’s Office of Transportation Delivery
The Office of Transportation Delivery handles questions and answers complaints from recipients, subcontractors, or regional brokers and resolves them.​ Call if you need assistance with any issues or concerns. ​Phone: 1 (888) 941-7433

Kentucky Relay Service​
​TDD Users:     1 (800) 648-6056​
Voice Users:   1 (800) 648-6057

Kentucky Protection & Advocacy ​
Website: www.kypa.net
Phone: 1 (800) 372-2988

Local Centers for Independent Living
Find you local Center for Independent Living and contact information here: https://silc.ky.gov/Pages/Centers-for-Independent-Living.aspx

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Hart-Supported Living

Hart-Supported Living Learning Outcome

Hart Supported Living is a program of the Department for Aging and Independent Living that allows Kentuckians with a disability the option to create their own individually designed plan of supports. This program provides ongoing and one-time request funds, including funds for home modifications, service animals, caregivers, and more. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand Hart-Supported Living and the types of funds this program provides.  

Getting Started

Welcome to Hart-Supported Living, a training created by the Transportation Initiative.

Hart Supported Living is a program of the Department for Aging and Independent Living that allows Kentuckians with a disability the option to create their own individually designed plan of supports. This program provides ongoing and one-time request funds, including funds for home modifications, service animals, caregivers, and more.

Before you begin the course, watch this video:

What is Hart-Supported Living?

Learn more about Hart Supported Living (6-minute video).



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Eligibility

Learn about eligibility requirements and regulations for Hart-Supported Living (6-minute video).

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Service Requests

Learn about the types of service funds provided by Hart-Supported Living and how to request them (11-minute video).

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Applications

Learn about the process for applying for funds through Hart-Supported Living and how to get help when applying (9-minute video).

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Contact

Hart-Supported Living State Office:

Phone: (502) 564-6930​
Email: HSL@ky.gov
Address: 275 E. Main Street 3E-E
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

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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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Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation

Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation Learning Outcome

The Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation (KATLC) provides loans for equipment that will improve the quality of life or increase the independence of Kentuckians with disabilities. This program has provided more than $7 million in loans to Kentuckians with disabilities to obtain the assistive technology they need. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand the transportation supports available through a loan from KATLC. 

Getting Started

Welcome to Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation (KATLC), a training created by the Transportation Initiative.

The Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation (KATLC) provides loans for equipment that will improve the quality of life or increase the independence of Kentuckians with disabilities. This program has provided more than $7 million in loans to Kentuckians with disabilities to obtain the assistive technology they need. 

Before beginning the module, watch the video below.

 

What is KATLC?

Learn more about KATLC (4-minute video).



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Covered Services

Learn about the services covered through KATLC (3-minute video).

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Eligibility

Learn about the requirements for KATLC eligibility (2-minute video).

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Application Process

Learn about the process for applying for a loan through KATLC (3-minute video).

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Contact

Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation
Toll Free: 1-877-675-0195​
Email: edu.katlc@ky.gov
Website: www.katlc.ky.gov

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Ride Share

Ride Share Learning Outcome

A Ride Share is a way that drivers who are going to a destination can offer to share the trip with others who need to travel to the same or nearby locations. A Ride Share allows drivers to share the cost of gas while providing transportation assistance to one or more riders. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access Ride Share opportunities.  

Getting Started

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

A Ride Share is a way that drivers who are going to a destination can offer to share the trip with others who need to travel to the same or nearby locations. A Ride Share allows drivers to share the cost of gas while providing transportation assistance to one or more riders. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand how to access Ride Share opportunities.  

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

Before beginning the module, watch this video:

What is a Ride Share?

Learn more about Ride Share options (6 minute video).



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Create Ride Share Agreements

Learn how to create Ride Share agreements (7 minute video).



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Ride Share Frequently Asked Questions

Review answers to frequently asked questions about Ride Share (3 minute video).



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Assist with Ride Share Planning

Learn how to assist with Ride Share planning (4 minute video).

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Waze Carpool

Learn how to ride share using Waze Carpool (8 minute video).



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Partner with Waze Carpool

Learn how employers, agencies, and schools can partner with Waze Carpool (4 minute video).



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Uber & Lyft

Compare Uber & Lyft to ride share services (4 minute video).



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Ride Share Savings

Learn how to calculate Ride Share savings (3 minute video).

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Ride Share Savings Calculator

Use our Ride Share Savings Calculator to determine the potential savings for your commute.

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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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K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program

K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program Learning Outcome

The K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program is a service available to Kentuckians who are unemployed, under-employed, or about to become unemployed and are pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age. This program offers monthly transportation support payments and yearly auto repair funds to work-eligible individuals. As a result of the completion of this module, you will understand the transportation supports available to K-TAP eligible households through the Kentucky WORKS Program. 

Getting Started

Welcome to K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program, a training created by the Transportation Initiative.

The K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program is a service available to Kentuckians who are unemployed, under-employed, or about to become unemployed and are pregnant or responsible for a child under 19 years of age. This program offers monthly transportation support payments and yearly auto repair funds to work-eligible individuals. 

Before beginning the module, watch this video:

What is K-TAP?

Learn more about K-TAP (2 minute video).



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K-TAP Eligibility

Learn about eligibility for K-TAP (3-minute video).

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Kentucky WORKS Program

Learn about the Kentucky WORKS Program (2-minute video).

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Monthly Transportation Payments

Learn about monthly transportation payments (3-minute video).

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Other Transportation Support Services

Learn about other transportation support services offered through the Kentucky WORKS Program (2-minute video).

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Yearly Auto Repair Funds

Learn about auto repair and associated expenses funds (6-minute video).

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Applying for K-TAP Kentucky WORKS Program

Learn how to apply for K-TAP (3-minute video).


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When a K-TAP Recipient Goes to Work

Learn about what to do when a Kentucky WORKS Program participant goes to work (5-minute video).


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Contact

Division of Family Support​
275 East Main Street 3E-I​
Frankfort, KY 40621​

​(502) 564-7050

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