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Special-Needs Briefs — 1/5/09
January 5, 2009
Special-needs student left on bus overnight in freezing temperatures
NEW YORK — A 22-year-old mentally disabled man was left on board his...
Scholarship to be given for Transporting Students With Disabilities
January 5, 2009
A new scholarship will cover expenses for one transportation professional to attend the upcoming National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers.
California DOE to offer special-needs transportation conference
January 5, 2009
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Education (DOE) is offering a two-day Transporting Children with Special Needs Conference at severa...
The Dos and Don'ts of Wheelchair Transport Safety
December 1, 2008
By Lawrence W. Schneider and Miriam A. Manary

After the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1976 became law, it was common p...

Los Angeles district contracts alt. fuel buses for special-ed students
December 1, 2008
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education awarded a contract for 140 new alternative fuel buses for the 2009-1...
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...

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