Disability Issues

Disability Issues

Accessibility / Public Accommodations

If a public business (restaurant, doctor’s office, movie theatre, etc.) has no handicap parking or ramps, has restrooms or water fountains that aren’t wheelchair accessible, won’t allow service animals, etc., report the problem to the
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
Phone (502) 595-4024 TDD (502) 595-4084
Toll-free 1-800-292-5566
Complaint Form

Air Travel

Complain about disability access or discrimination to the Department of Transportation Office of Aviation Enforcement

Discrimination

If someone treats you unfairly concerning housing, employment, financial transactions, or other because of a disability, report it to the
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
Phone (502) 595-4024 TDD (502) 595-4084
Toll-free 1-800-292-5566
Complaint Form

Transportation

Handicap Parking Tags
To register for a handicap parking tag, contact your local county clerk.
Jefferson County Clerks Office
(502) 574-5700
Other Counties
Search the Online DMV

Transit Authority of River City
All TARC routes have wheelchair accessible buses. If disabilities prevent you from using regular routes, TARC provides a door-to-door service called TARC 3
Complaints and questions


Disability Resources

The Kentucky Disabilities Coalitionis a “statewide alliance of consumer, family, and professional groups for a better life for all Kentuckians with disabilities.”

Kentucky Department for the Blind
A government rehabilitation agency that helps blind and visually impaired people became more independent. This page lets you request that a book be recorded on tape and also has a page of links to other blind resource sites.

Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This site contains information on hearing aids, sign language, and other deaf issues. It also has a directory of local, state, and national services for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Kentucky Assistive Technology Service(KATS)
KATS works to help people with disabilities and their families by using technologies that can make disabled people more independent.

DisabilityDirect.Gov

Has information about transportation and employment for people with disabilities.
Has a special category for children and youth with disabilities.