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Travel Instruction group annual conference set for August

Posted on June 15, 2011

The Association of Travel Instruction, whose members teach persons with disabilities and seniors how to use public transportation safely and independently, announced that its 11th Annual Conference will be held from August 11 to 14, at the Holiday Inn Historic District in Philadelphia.

This conference is recommended for travel trainers, mobility managers and other persons interested in greater use of public transit by all disabled individuals and seniors.

Presentations include how to teach safe street crossings in congested urban environments; current practices for effective travel training of seniors; and preparing newly-hired travel trainers.

For full conference information, including the Preliminary Agenda, please visit the ATI website at http://www.travelinstruction.org.

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