Special Needs

School Bus Aide Arrested When Video Shows Assault on Student

A Prince George’s County (Maryland) Schools bus aide was arrested over the weekend and held without bond after school bus video obtained by local police from the school district showed him beat a student with special needs during a route.

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Special-Ed Attorney Melinda Jacobs was Murdered, Police Say

UPDATE — JUNE 7 — The body of special education attorney and frequent expert speaker Melinda Jacobs was found by local law enforcement officers on May 12 in an apparent murder-suicide in the Tennessee home she shared with her husband. Jacobs was only 59 years old. A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for June 16, at 2-4 p.m., at the Life Event Center, 1404 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville, Tenn. 37803.

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Download #TSD2018 Conference Presentations

We want to thank all of our attendees at this month’s TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas. Both attendees and nonattendees can still access the official conference app, sponsored by Transfinder, to download presentations and handouts, as well as access notes and other functionalities. But don’t wait too long!