March 28, 2009

Wheelchair Accessible School Buses

Links to sites which describe industry best practices for the school bus transportation of children in wheelchairs.

Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) - Non-profit association supports professionals working in the field of driver education/driver training and transportation equipment modifications for persons with disabilities and information dissemination.

Provider Enterprises - New Hampshire company that specials in the transport of special needs students. See video.

School Bus Accident Reconstruction - Paratransit and school bus accident investigation by Dr. Ray Turner.

School Transportation News - Industry information site includes: Special Needs Transportation.

Transporting Students with Special Needs - In-service refresher training for drivers and transportation personnel for students with special needs. Part of the School Bus Driver In-Service Safety Series produced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Transporting Student with Special Needs Driver Training Course - Includes 7 DVDs and driver and instructor materials. Produced by the School Bus Safety Company. Read More

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