Travel Training for Older Adults/People With Disabilities

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    Taxonomy Code: LR-8500

    Programs that provide comprehensive, intensive instruction that is designed to teach older adults and/or individuals with disabilities how to travel independently and safely using accessible public transportation. Skills include crossing streets safely with and without traffic signals, boarding the correct bus or subway, recognizing and disembarking at the correct destination, following directions, recognizing and avoiding dangerous situations and obstacles, dealing appropriately with strangers, handling unexpected situations such as re-routed buses or subways or getting lost, maintaining appropriate behavior, using specialized equipment and/or devices, and recognizing the need for assistance and requesting help from appropriate sources.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Mobility Options - Via Mobility ServicesProvides access to transportation information and services. Mobility Specialists conduct an assessment of mobility and travel needs, prepare travel plans, provide guidance and individual travel support, and follow up to ensure plans are enhancing mobility and independence.Boulder CountyVia Mobility ServicesVia Mobility Services
    Travel Training - Via Mobility ServicesConducts an in-home visit with each individual to determine travel goals. Training includes: - Individual assessment - Trip planning options - Fare schedules - Bus/light rail usage - Safe community skills - Problem solving - Personal safety planningBoulder CountyVia Mobility ServicesVia Mobility Services

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