Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Information and Support - Travelers with Disabilities or Medical Conditions
601 S 12th St, Arlington, VA, 20598-0100
Distance: 255 Miles
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Travelers with special needs should call TSA Cares toll free helpline at (855) 787-2227.
TSA Cares provides assistance either with information about screening that is relevant to the passenger's specific disability or medical condition, or the passenger may be referred to disability experts at TSA.
Travelers who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service. Federal Relay: 711.
- Adults with disabilities
- Blind or visually impaired
- Brain Injury (BI)
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Developmental disabilities
- Mental health
- Older adults
- Physical disabilities
Call (855) 787-2227 if traveling with disabilities for medical conditions, 72 hours prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint.
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LR-8500Travel Training for Older Adults/People With Disabilities Definition
Programs that provide comprehensive, intensive instruction that is designed to teach older adults and/or individuals with disabilities how to travel independently and safely using accessible public transportation. Skills include crossing streets safely with and without traffic signals, boarding the correct bus or subway, recognizing and disembarking at the correct destination, following directions, recognizing and avoiding dangerous situations and obstacles, dealing appropriately with strangers, handling unexpected situations such as re-routed buses or subways or getting lost, maintaining appropriate behavior, using specialized equipment and/or devices, and recognizing the need for assistance and requesting help from appropriate sources.
TJ-0500Accessibility Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the accessibility of parks, airports, public buildings and other facilities for use by people who have restricted mobility. Also included are programs that provide general information about accessibility in home, work and community settings.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YF-6500Physical Disabilities Definition
Any of a variety of conditions that may be due to muscular, skeletal or neuromuscular disorders, paralysis or absence of one or more limbs, which impose physical limitations on the individual.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.
YJ-6750.6500Parents of People With Disabilities Definition
The natural or adoptive mothers and fathers of individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by their responsibility for and concern about the person.
YJ-8750People With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities. Disabilities and health conditions may be temporary or permanent, may be present at birth or occur at any point in a person's lifetime, and can be of different levels of severity.
People whose permanent places of residence are elsewhere and who are visiting a particular community or traveling through the community on their way to another destination. Included are motorists who are stranded due to a breakdown or other unforeseen problems.
YZ-8560Transportation Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of transportation.