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Special-Needs Briefs — 12/1/08
December 1, 2008
Special-needs student allegedly commandeers school bus
DETROIT — A spokesman for Detroit Public Schools said an 18-year-old special-needs...
NAPT workshop focuses on special-needs data
November 3, 2008
Issues involving special-needs students were among workshop topics at the National Association for Pupil Transportation conference last week.
Bus configurations can create obstacles for special-needs evacuations
November 3, 2008
I recently had the opportunity to travel to many states throughout the country to present on emergency evacuation methods for students with special needs.
Edupro Group unveils new corporate logo
November 3, 2008
Edupro Group, sponsor of the National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers, recently unveiled a new corporate logo.
Bus Configurations Can Create Obstacles for Special-Needs Evacuations
November 1, 2008

I recently had the opportunity travel to many states throughout the country to present on emergency evacuation methods for students with special needs...

Collins brings new Corbeil bus line to Canada
November 1, 2008

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. is now offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.

This new Corbeil-brand prod...

Q’Straint unveils automated wheelchair securement system
October 6, 2008
Q’Straint unveiled the first automatic universal wheelchair securement system for city transport and rail applications at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Meeting and Conference.
Special-Needs Briefs — 10/6/08
October 6, 2008
Special-needs bus converted into clinic
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Madison County Schools is converting a special-needs school bus that would hav...
Special-needs student left on bus for second time
September 8, 2008
Ashleigh Jascowski, a special-needs preschooler, was left behind on a school bus after the driver returned to the district’s transportation garage and clocked out, apparently not noticing that the child was still strapped in her seat.
Special-Needs Briefs — 8/4/08
August 4, 2008
Autistic boy exits bus at wrong stop, two-hour search ensues
EDMONDS, Wash. — The family of an 8-year-old autistic boy, police officers a...
Minnesota committee honors special-needs drivers, attendants
August 4, 2008
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The Minnesota Special Education Transportation Committee, in cooperation with the state Department of Education and the Minnesota ...
Agency offers free diabetes guide for school personnel
August 4, 2008
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is offering a free copy of its publication “Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for Sch...
The Dos and Don'ts of Wheelchair Transport Safety
August 1, 2008

After the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1976 became law, it was common practice to transport children in wheelchairs facing sidewa...

Edupro Group announces 18th National Conference & Exhibition
July 7, 2008
MCLEAN, Va. — Edupro Group has announced the date for its 18th National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities and Presch...
Sure-Lok names new OEM account manager
July 7, 2008
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Wheelchair and occupant restraint system manufacturer Sure-Lok Inc. has promoted Steve Barker to national OEM account manager for bu...
A mile in their wheelchairs
July 1, 2008

Drivers who transport people with disabilities should be aware of their passengers’ needs and challenges. But can they be taught to truly understand? ...

State directors call for clarification of student info access
June 2, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — State pupil transportation directors urged the U.S. Department of Education to clarify that school bus personnel should be giv...
Conference promotes travel instruction for disabled people
June 2, 2008
PITTSBURGH — The Consortium for the Educational Advancement of Travel Instruction (CEATI) will hold its Fall 2008 Conference here Oct. 10-11.

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Pregnant bus attendant saves child from oncoming traffic
June 1, 2008

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — On April 18, Krystle Cushing, a 20-year-old bus attendant for RichLee Vans Inc., rushed out of her special-needs bus to ...

Building and Maintaining a Partnership with Special Educators
May 5, 2008
Educational literature is overflowing with encouragement to build partnerships. Whether it’s due to lack of knowledge or opportunity, or fear...

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