Transporting Students with Disabilities Conference focuses on violence prediction and prevention, which comes through understanding students' needs, treating them with respect and enforcing rules.
As a new bus driver, I quickly learn that students with behavior problems can be very interesting to work with, indeed. A couple of decades later, I am a supervisor, but still heavily involved in serving students with special needs.
Bullying can have severe consequences - driver distraction, accidents and even death. Bus drivers need to understand how rules and respect can help them minimize this behavior.
I didn’t love children, matter of fact, didn’t even like them, but I needed the job.
Behavior problems exhibited by students with disabilities are not uncommon on the school bus.
We spend countless hours in the schools, working with the elementary students to foster a sense of responsibility and respect.
Relationship-savvy drivers perceive the needs that underlie problem behavior, understand those needs aren't going away and find constructive ways to fulfill them.
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