Special Needs

John Benish, Carolyn Nunes and Alexandra Robinson (front, with microphone) provided participants with the legal and operational foundations of transporting students with disabilities during the 2023 TSD Conference Foundations class.

TSD Foundation Class Provides Basics to Transporting Students with Special Needs

FRISCO, Texas — During a four-hour seminar at the Transporting Students with Disabilities (TSD) and Special Needs conference, industry veterans John Benish, Carolyn Nunes and...

New Jersey School Bus Monitor Faces Manslaughter Charges Following Student’s Death

A school bus monitor from Somerset County School District is facing manslaughter charges, after a seatbelt wrapped around the neck of a 6-year-old girl...
Student in wheelchair is lowered out of school bus via a lift by two student transportation employees.

School Districts Eligible for $224M Grant to Transition Students with Disabilities

The federal government is inviting school districts to apply for funds to improve access to pre-employment transition services for children and students with disabilities. The...

TSD Conference Rewind: Including Evacuation Plans in IEPs

When reviewing student evacuation plans, all aspects of the child and the emergency should be considered. One common theme at the Transporting Students with...
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...

February 2024

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