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Saturday, April 18 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Approaching Accessibility: How To Create Equal Experiences for Travelers with Disabilities LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

While it would be great to be able to welcome travelers with disabilities, is it financially viable? This workshop will cover some case studies on accessibility implementation, showcasing how companies and destinations can create experiences for travelers with disabilities.

Takeaways:

How companies can work with those with disabilities

How travel can be more welcoming to people with disabilities

What happens when companies ignore or don’t offer access

What tour companies, hotels, theaters, museums and tour companies can do for people with hearing loss


Moderators
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Janice S. Lintz

CEO, Hearing Access & Innovations
@JaniceSLintz | Janice S. Lintz is an accomplished consultant/advocate across the hearing access, advocacy, and related political spectrum. She is the CEO of Hearing Access & Innovations, which is the only company dedicated to helping the world’s businesses, cultural and entertainment institutions, government agencies, and mass transit organizations improve their accessibility for people with hearing loss. She is also a travel writer... Read More →

Speakers
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Jeff Roth

Deputy Commissioner for Policy and External Affairs, New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)
Jeff Roth is an accomplished leader in policy making and data use in government. Currently, he is the deputy commissioner for Policy and External Affairs at the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) which regulates and licenses over 70,000 vehicles driven by approximately 120,000 drivers.
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Ellysheva Zeira

Education Associate for Access, Lower East Side Tenement Museum
@ellyshevaclaire | Ellysheva Zeira is currently the education associate for access at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and has a bachelor’s degree from NYU in English Literature and History. She has been working at the museum since 2009 holding many rolls; intern, volunteer, and educator as well as her current position. In the past year, she has expanded the American Sign Language offerings, organized and overhauled internal access... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Travel Unity Summit Breakouts - (LIC Landing: 315 - 3rd Floor) 150 W. 83rd St. NY, NY 10024

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