The acquisition will help Q'Straint and Adapt Solutions provide safe, comfortable, and accessible wheelchair solutions to those with limited mobility.
Juanita Tappin of Florida is reportedly shown on bus video hitting several special-needs students and adults with disabilities. She is charged with eight counts of abuse against a child and an adult.
Ten-year-old Lillian Waldron, who, her mother says, is developmentally delayed and nonverbal, gets off the school bus crying after being bitten multiple times by another student on the bus.
The driver tells police that the bus's brakes had failed after starting the bus from a stop, causing the bus to sideswipe another vehicle and crash into the lawn of a home.
A kindergartner scratches a second grade student on the face, causing injuries to the student's forehead, temple, and cheek surrounding his eye.
Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools presents awards to Special-Needs Bus Manager Julie Peterson and Special-Needs Bus Monitor Hannah Robinson. Also recognized are a general education driver and a fleet technician.
Those who have been NAPT members for at least three years and have at least three years of special-needs transportation experience are eligible. The submissions deadline is July 30.
Las Vegas district school bus drivers enjoy breakfast served by special-education students while learning more about their transportation team and its role in education.
Chesterfield County (S.C.) School District looks to hire aides for special-needs school buses after a non-verbal student with autism was assaulted by another student while on the bus.
One common concern drivers and aides shared on SBF's Facebook page is not being allowed to know details about some students’ conditions, in particular, not being brought into the IEP process.
Children’s rideshare services can offer scheduling flexibility, quick response time, and more efficient use of resources when serving homeless, foster care, and special-needs students. Factors to consider are budget and coordination between multiple parties.
While it may not be ideal for transportation staff to be involved in every step of the Individualized Education Program process, it is essential for them to communicate with parents and related service staff to acquire information that may directly impact a student’s safe travel to and from school.
Timothy Galbreath with Somerville (Texas) Independent School District allegedly leaves a student with special needs alone on the bus all day. He is charged with abandoning or endangering a child.