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*This event is open to the public*
 

This is a live interactive webinar. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join the workshop.

 

Presenters: Gabriel H. Rubinstein, Esq. is a staff attorney who practices in the Developmental Disabilities/Health Care Access Unit at Disability Rights Maryland, and focuses on assistive technology and transportation.

Audrey Sellers, an advocate with Disability Rights Maryland, draws upon her life experience as a person with a developmental disability in her work on assistive technology and transportation.

 

CEUs/Category: 3.0 Cat. 1 CEUs

 

Course Description: Accessible and affordable transportation is critical for people with disabilities to ensure access to health care, jobs, and other meaningful community participation. In the U.S., over 25 percent of adults with disabilities do not have their own vehicle, and adults with disabilities are twice as likely as those without disabilities to have inadequate transportation. This workshop will discuss the importance of accessible and affordable transportation in Maryland for people with disabilities, a brief history of public transportation relating to people with disabilities, and how to access Maryland’s accessible transportation.

 

Instructional Level: Intermediate

 

Learning Objectives: This workshop is designed to help participants:

1.  Summarize the protections in place for individuals with disabilities in regards to transportation, and how to obtain transportation services and other resources.

2. Discuss information and assistance to resolve gaps in individual transportation needs.

3.  Analyze current issues in transportation access for Marylanders with disabilities and opportunities for engagement.

 

Target Populations:

  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Counselors
  • Educators
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Nurses
  • Clinical and medical staff
  • Direct support professionals
  • Other community service providers
  • Speech/Physical/Occupational therapists
  • Students/trainees

 

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program. Kennedy Krieger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 3.0 Continuing Education Credits (Category 1) will be granted to social workers and licensed psychologists. A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines. No conflicts have been identified (this includes commercial support and research grants/funding). The registration fees include: $55 registration fee will be charged for professionals, $15 registration for parents/caregivers/individuals with disabilities, and $10 for students/trainees workshop registrations.

 

There is no processing fee required for payment by check. Apply promo code "PAYBYCHECK” at checkout. All checks must be received five business days prior to the training. If you are paying by check, please write the date of the session on the memo line. For example: "SLS July 13" 

 

Make check payable to: Kennedy Krieger Institute (In note section write "MCDD SLS July 13")

 

Mail check to: Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Attn: MCDD Training Program, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244

 

Kennedy Krieger Institute Employees:  If your department will be covering the cost of the training, please enter your budget code when prompted. Enter promo code "KKISTAFF" at checkout. Your total will go to $0.00 so that payment can be received via interdepartmental budget transfer.

 

Cancellation Policy:  Refund requests must be received by e-mail Training.MCDD@kennedykrieger.org  seven business days before the training. No refunds will be made thereafter.

 

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute reserves the right to cancel any of its workshops due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, we will refund the registration fee only and not additional costs associated with attending the workshop. Should you have any questions, call 443-923-5555.