'Bodies Were Ricocheting' During Indiana School Bus Crash

A horrific rollover of a school bus transporting high school basketball players to a playoff game miraculously resulted in no life-threatening injuries but the incident provided the most recent sparks…
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TSD: Necessity of Direct Interactions, Broad Compassion

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Collaboration, training and dignity are themes that dominated the discussions during this year's  25th Annual TSD Conference's training sessions on transporting students with disabilities and preschoolers.
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Defusing Violence in Students Requires Empathy, Consistency

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A session at the TSD Conference explored how young children exposed to violence at home can act out on school buses, and how student transporters can recognize…
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Bluth Closes TSD Career with Lessons Learned

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — TSD Conference attendees heard from transportation compliance expert Dr. Linda F. Bluth for a final time, as she discussed the topic of Individual Education Programs, or IEPs,…
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Communication, Innovation Needed for Specialized Transport

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Student transporters need to not only think outside the box but do so smartly by communicating with school staff, parents and students when determining and executing specialized…
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Coping with Student Emergencies and Employee Relations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The third day of the TSD Conference covered an array of topics — some to the benefit of transportation departments busing special needs students, while others worked…
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Texas Team Wins 2016 Special Needs Roadeo Crown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 20th National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo is scheduled for next March in Frisco, Texas, outside of Dallas, and fittingly two locals prepared for the event in…
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Collaborating With Physical Therapists

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Saturday session at the Transporting Students with Disabilities Conference focused on physical therapy and transportation services, specifically how the two groups can better work together for…
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