Special Needs

Kyle Collins and Bianka Joshua from Plano (Texas) Independent School District won first place in the TSD Roadeo Competition. They are flanked on the left by Christie Hebert, state director of transportation with the Texas Department of Public Safety, and Trisha Nolen, Q’STRAINT/SURE-LOK Southern Regional Manager. On the far right is xx. (Photo by Vincent Rios Creative.)

Texas Team Wins Return of TSD Roadeo from COVID-19 Hiatus

The first place in the special needs roadeo held during the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference in Frisco, Texas, was awarded...
The general session on Nov. 11, 2022 “Navigating IDEA: Implementing Appropriate Transportation Services for Children with Disabilities,” was facilitated by TSD Tenured Faculty member Linda F. Bluth, Ed.D., The panel also featured fellow Tenured Faculty members Launi Schmutz-Harden, Sue Shutrump and Alexandra Robinson.

IEP Meetings: TSD Conference Panel Discusses the Who, When & What

FRISCO, Texas — A general session panel consisting of Tenured Faculty members for the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs Conference discussed the importance...
Attorney Vickie Coe spoke about the legal aspect of transporting students with disabilities during the 2022 TSD Conference. (Photo by Vincent Rios Creative.)

Legalities of Transporting Students with Special Needs Discussed at TSD Conference

FRISCO, Texas — Attorney Vickie Coe provided student transporters an in-depth look at the ins and outs of transporting students with special needs. Coe, who delivered...
TSD Conference attendees listen during a Nov. 9, 2022, panel on managing risk in all special needs transportation environments.

TSD Conference Tackles Topic of Managing Risks Amid Increased Non-School-Bus Options

FRISCO, Texas – Student transporters were urged to know the specifics of contracted transportation service provided by third parties during the opening morning of...

4Seasons’ Garcia Named Grandolfo Award Winner at STN EXPO Reno

Brooke Garcia, the CEO and owner of special needs transportation company 4Seasons Transportation in Calgary, Alberta, won the 15th annual Peter J. Grandolfo Memorial...
Families of 2022 Special Olympics USA athletes make their way from school buses to the games venue last week in Orlando, Florida.

Florida School Bus Drivers Transport Special Olympics Athletes, Families to Opening Ceremonies

The Special Olympics USA Games is an important athletic event for athletes with special needs and their families.  This year, the Special Olympics held its...

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