ERIC Number: ED394250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Bus Training Handbook.
Dorny, Audrea; Cole, ChiKay
This manual presents guidelines for teaching students with disabilities necessary skills for safe and independent travel on public buses. Six guidelines for teachers include: (1) participate in bus training; (2) use wise and intelligent judgment; (3) utilize the bus checklist; (4) know and teach bus rules; (5) know bus routes; and (6) know bus crisis information. Other materials include: a form for parental permission for bus training; lists of 9 bus rules and 13 bus safety tips for students; a checklist for evaluating street crossing readiness; a checklist for assessing bus access readiness; a list for teachers of 10 steps to bus training; evaluation forms for bus training and independent bus riding skills; an individualized transit authority student checklist; a checklist of competencies for specific bus destinations such as mall, park, and doctor; a bus crisis plan; a listing of transit authority words and phrases; and a certificate of accomplishment. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (74th, Orlando, FL, April 1-5, 1996).