TARTA’s Paratransit Operations Becomes First Public Transit Agency Division to Achieve Certified Autism Center™ Status

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Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority’s (TARTA) Paratransit Operations is now the first public transit agency division in Ohio to earn autism certification.

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority’s (TARTA) Paratransit Operations is committed to providing specialized transportation that enhances community access for people with various needs, is thrilled to announce its recent achievement of becoming a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) marking the first public transit agency department to earn this distinction. This designation is granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to organizations whose staff have undergone autism-specific training to better understand and accommodate the needs of autistic and sensory-sensitive people. The staff’s training with IBCCES ensures that they are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to offer supportive and accommodating services, enhancing Paratransit Operations division’s role as a crucial link in the community’s infrastructure.

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