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Paratransit Eligibility - How to Make a Case

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Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

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The purpose of this handout is to assist people with disabilities to obtain an accurate and fair ADA paratransit eligibility determination. Many people with disabilities who should be eligible for paratransit services according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are denied eligibility because transit agencies are not accurately assessing their capacities. People with disabilities can affect this process, in many cases, by carefully documenting their disabling conditions, ensuring all their disability-related impairments are assessed, and taking other steps as described on this website.

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AccessibilityDevelopmental DisabilitiesDevelopmental Disability/Complex Health IssueDisability RightsInformation and ReferralMental Health/Developmental DisabilityMobilityMotor/Physical DisabilitiesTransportation

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eligibilityhandicapped transportation
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