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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...
Florida team wins special-needs roadeo again
April 7, 2008
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A veteran pair of pupil transporters placed first in the 11th National Special-Needs Team Safety Roadeo here on March 8...
Building and Maintaining a Partnership with Special Educators
April 1, 2008

For many of us, more than half of our pupil transportation business comprises providing service for students with disabilities. Almost all of us s...

Education Compliance Group unveils expanded Website
April 1, 2008

LAFAYETTE, Colo. — Education Compliance Group Inc. has launched an expanded Website that is unique among pupil transportation resources.

With t...

No imminent disruption of special-needs transportation
March 3, 2008
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — School bus drivers and shop personnel represented by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union did not go on strike in late Fe...
Parental Experience Drives Provider
March 3, 2008
By Jenna Curry, Assistant Editor Katie Scholes of Provider Enterprises, which has transported special-needs children for more than 25 years...
Product Highlights
March 1, 2008

Restraint system designed for special-needs students
The SafeGuard STAR Special Needs is a five-point restraint system for special-needs s...

School nurses provide key special-needs training
February 4, 2008
By Penny Overgaard and Cathy Raible Advancements in neonatal care have allowed more children with complex medical needs to live longer, healthier ...

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