Discussions from Special Needs Transportation
What does anyone feel about protecting yourself on a bus filled with special needs and behavorial children?
Does your district teach the Mandt system to your teachers? We have started to incorporate it on certain buses where behavior is the main disability.
Yes I do attend IEP meetings that require special transportation. There are times when extra training is needed for my driver and rider so that my student's needs can be met. This is a must do for all you folks that transport special needs childern. There health and saftey should be #1 on your list along with training to meet those needs.
Check out our latest STN survey on this topic, https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/driver-training, and an article in our May magazine edition, http://content.yudu.com/A1rw86/May2011/resources/52.htm. Copy and paste the URLs in to your browser window.