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Transit Sensitivity/Accommodation Jason Alves Program Manager Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs. When you think of a Veteran what comes to mind ?. How would a Veteran or a family member know you are friendly ?. What would keep a Veteran from self-identifying to you?.

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Transit sensitivity accommodation jason alves program manager

  • Transit Sensitivity/Accommodation

    Jason Alves

    Program Manager

    Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs


When you think of a veteran what comes to mind

When you think of a Veteran what comes to mind ?


How would a veteran or a family member know you are friendly

How would a Veteran or a family member know you are friendly?


Transit sensitivity accommodation jason alves program manager

What would keep a Veteran from

self-identifying to you?


Transit sensitivity accommodation jason alves program manager

How comfortable are you with military service members and

Veterans ?


Transit sensitivity accommodation jason alves program manager

How do veterans identify themselves?


Transit sensitivity accommodation jason alves program manager

Federally mandated legislation that protects those with disabilities from discrimination.

Title I = employment

Title II = state and local government

  • Title III = public and commercial facilities

ADA


Reasonable accommodations

  • The reasonable accommodation process is best understood as a means by which barriers to the equal opportunity of an individual with a disability are removed, reduced or alleviated

Reasonable Accommodations…


Injuries and or veterans needs

  • PTS,

  • Physical Injuries, seen and unseen

  • TBI,

  • MST,

Injuries and or Veterans needs…


How do you accommodate

How do you accommodate?


Resource links

  • Federal VA

    http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/vts/

  • Washington State Department of Transportation

    www.wsdot.wa.gov

  • Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

    www.dva.wa.gov

Resource Links…


Questions

Questions?


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