Transportation and Automotive Access Training
September 24 & 25, 2019
Germantown & Richfield, Wisconsin
This two-day WisTech Regional Training will focus on transportation issues, resources, and assistive technology solutions for
people with disabilities and senior citizens. Join us for this free training.
Registration Deadline: September 11, 2019
September 24, 2019
Germantown Community Library
September 25, 2019
8 am–4 pm
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles:
Information and Tips for Traveler’s with Disabilities
Kyle Kleist, Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin
Travel for individuals with disabilities requires awareness of laws, planning skills, and self-advocacy. Kyle Kleist will share information about the laws surrounding access to travel, including air, car, and tourism activities. His experiences will provide insight on what can go right, what can go wrong, and how to plan for anything!
Driver Safety and Resources
Nick Jarmusz, AAA
Nick Jamusz from AAA Wisconsin provides information and resources that consumers, service providers, and family members can use to ensure safety for older drivers or those with disabilities. He will assist the participants in learning what resources are available both through AAA and other programs.
Kathy Meisner, IndependentFirst
Kathy Meisner will provide an overview of the WisLoan program and how this valuable resource can be used for assistive technology, including some of the automotive mobility solutions participants will learn about on day two.
Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions (CAMS)
Anne Hegberg, Marian Joy Rehabilitation Hospital – Chicago
This course contains a range of topics pertaining to personal automotive mobility solutions. It will assist service providers in understanding automotive vehicle modification solutions, the evaluation and selection process, and the purchasing options along with information on how to advocate for mobility access.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
11020 Maple Road
Germantown, WI 53022
A block of rooms has been reserved at the state rate of $82 for Tuesday, September 24th.
Please use code: WISTEC
Sponsored in part by WisTech (Wisconsin’s State Program for Assistive Technology), administered by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and CRC Credits are available for interested participants.