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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How to Better Serve Families of Children with Autism

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With one in 110 children diagnosed with a spectrum disorder, the growing number of parents who are struggling to deal with the issues of autism provides student…
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Successfully Transporting Students with Special Needs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The pathway to success for serving special needs students starts on the school bus. The groundwork to skillfully achieve this success was circulated during two sessions as…
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NJ Motion Sensor Law Recognized at Ceremony

New Jersey Acting Gov. Kim Guadagno recognized the passage of a law at a Tuesday ceremony, that will require all newly manufactured school buses in the state to be equipped…
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Video Has Drivers' Backs

Once considered a means to modify student behavior, at best, or capture proof of unruly conduct, onboard video systems are delivering a gold mine of data. Still, as more school…
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Webinar Discusses Propane's Low Cost of Ownership

There’s a reason why propane autogas has been the most popular choice of late to power school buses, namely the lower cost of ownership compared to any other available alt-fuel…
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Leadership with Propane Autogas Award Coming to STN EXPO

The Propane Education & Research Council in partnership with School Transportation News will present the first-ever Leadership with Propane Autogas Awards this summer to three school districts from across the…
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