Special Needs

NPRM Aims to Unblock Medicaid Funding for Transportation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed rulemaking today to rescind a Dec. 28, 2007 final rule that, if implemented, would have limited the ability of school districts to receive federal and state assistance in covering transportation costs for some special needs students.

Supporting Their Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco non-profit for children with disabilities honored the "quiet heroes" that operate wheelchair lifts, greet students with smiles and navigate the city’s streets early each morning at an awards gala this past weekend.

Number One After Three Decades

BROOKSVILLE, Fla.  — After 31 years of long split shifts, looking out for special needs students and going the extra mile for the kid that gets sick on the bus, school bus driver Shirley Price received a bit of much-deserved recognition as Hernando County Schools’ employee of the year.

American Logistics to Offer Scholarship to Disabilities Conference

American Logistics, a transportation contractor that offers school districts alternative solutions for getting students to school via taxi cab or van with drivers trained to industry specifications, will make it easier for one transportation professional to attend next month's National Conference and Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities, conference organizer Edupro Group announced.