ERIC Number: ED309608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Transportation for Students with Special Needs. A Supplement to: What You Need To Know about Riding the School Bus.
Sirotkin, Stanley; Tessier-Swittick, Diane
As a supplement to "What You Need To Know About Riding The School Bus," this booklet answers some of the most common questions concerning transportation for students with special needs. Using a simple question/answer format, the booklet addresses 22 issues regarding scheduling, the duties and responsibilities of the driver/aide, parent responsibility, behavior, and other topics. Questions include: (1) How soon after placement will a child's transporation be arranged? (2) Can pickup/drop off times change throughout the year? (3) What if a child is picked up and delivered to a location other than his home? (4) Is a child entitled to door-to-door service? (5) What if a child moves to another part of the county? (6) What accommodations are needed when a child requires a wheelchair? (7) Are aides available on every bus? (8) Can buses come back for children who are not at the bus stop in time? (9) Does participation in special education guarantee transporation? (10) What accommodations will be made for children unable to conform to bus rules? (11) Can safety seats by provided? (12) How will deaf parents be notified of early closings and bus trouble? (13) How will hearing-imparied children communicate with drivers and aides? (PB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Office of Special and Alternative Education.; Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Div. of Transportation.