Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Webinar: Flying with Service Animals: Knowing Your Rights & Responsibilities at 32,000 Feet

Webinar: Flying with Service Animals:
Knowing Your Rights & Responsibilities at 32,000 Feet
September 27, 2010 | 2:00 pm (EST)
Register 
The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) will host an informative webinar on the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA), specifically as it relates to flying with service animals. The webinar is being held in collaboration with the ADA National Network (formerly DBTACs).
Learn from industry experts about the following aspects of flying with service animals:
  • General Tips on air travel with a service animals
  • Specific issues important to passengers who are blind or visually-impaired, as it relates to their service dogs
  • Specific issues important to passengers with psychiatric disabilities, as it relates to their service dogs
  • Primer about ACAA provisions that govern air travel with service animals
  • What are passengers rights? Responsibilities?
Speakers include:
  • Becky Barnes, Guide Dog Users, Inc. & Guiding Eyes for the Blind
  • Joan Esnayra, Ph.D., Psychiatric Service Dog Society
  • Brandon M. Macsata, Executive Director, Association for Airline Passenger Rights (moderator)
AAPR members can participate for free and registration for non-members is only $35.00 (although non-members can join AAPR for only $10 and thereby participate for free, too).
Special benefits:
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4 comments:

Logan said...

Too bad we'll be flying back from the IAADP/ADC conference at that time!

Melissa Mitchell said...

Logan,
I wish I had the money to go to the conference. Would have loved to meet you.

Logan said...

Was hoping that you might be there. :(

Melissa Mitchell said...

still might make it to iaadp since you can register at the door