Travel

Travel & Accomodations

11.03.2014
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Patients of RGP Prosthetic Research Center will receive a preferred rate at the Days Hotel-Hotel Circle by SeaWorld.

2014 Preferred Rate: 15% off of our Best Available Rate

Rates are subject to availability, and all hotel minimums will apply.
Rates do not include the taxes, currently totaling 12.585%.

Program Benefits:
• Guaranteed lower rate than any online channel
• Complimentary room upgrade upon arrival (based upon availability)
• Complimentary breakfast (2 vouchers max per room per night)
• Complimentary wireless internet in guestrooms
• Complimentary overnight parking
• Wyndham Rewards points for each qualified member

This special rate for patients of RGP […]

FAQ’s for Traveling

27.02.2014
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What to Do Before Your Trip
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over 49 million Americans — nearly 20 percent of the population — are living with disability. And of these 49 million Americans living with a disability, 1.7 million are amputees. Considering these numbers, plus the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it’s no wonder that most firms involved in providing transportation and housing for travelers have made special arrangements to cater to the needs of people with disabilities.

Unfortunately, travelers with disabilities cannot afford to be nearly as carefree in making their […]

Travelers with Disabilities & Medical Conditions

27.02.2014
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Traveler Information – TSA Cares Help Line

TSA Cares is a help line to assist travelers with disabilities and medical conditions. TSA recommends that passengers call 72 hours ahead of travel for information about what to expect during screening.

Travelers may call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. TSA Cares will serve as an additional, dedicated resource specifically for passengers with disabilities, medical conditions or other circumstances or their loved ones who want to prepare for the screening process […]

Passengers with Prosthetics

26.02.2014
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Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions

Passengers with prostheses can be screened without removing them. The way screening will be conducted depends on the passenger’s level of ability and whether or not he or she voluntarily chooses to remove his or her prosthetic during screening.

The passenger should inform the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) of the existence of a prosthetic, his or her ability, and of any need for assistance before screening begins. Passengers can use TSA’s Notification Card to communicate discreetly with security officers. However, showing this card or other medical documentation will not exempt […]