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William’s Story: Student with Muscular Dystrophy Leaves Lasting Impression on Many PDF Print E-mail
Written by Debbie Heide   
Thursday, 03 May 2012 15:26

Editor's note: The following first-person account was written by Debbie Heide, the transportation director at Selah School District located about 140 miles southeast of Seattle. In September of 2010, she shared with us the story of a student with a disability who quickly became loved by her, her staff and members of the Washington State Association for Pupil Transportation (WAPT). We published in article in our November 2010 magazine issue, but want to dust off the entire letter and share with our readers this touching an example of the difference transportation professionals can make in the lives of  students, and vice versa. Heide calls it "William’s Story."

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Last Updated on Thursday, 03 May 2012 16:01
Latest Autism Research Gets Closer to Root Cause, Treatments PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sylvia Arroyo   
Monday, 30 April 2012 07:57

As this Autism Awareness Month draws to a close, we take a look at the latest information and findings regarding the developmental disorder.

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Last Updated on Monday, 30 April 2012 08:40
Special Ed and Preschool Bus Drivers … a Very Special Breed PDF Print E-mail
Written by Betty Mason   
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 00:00

After attending the Transporting Children with Special Needs and Preschoolers National Conference in Orlando, Fla., last month, I am once again so impressed with the passion school bus drivers have for their work. Although all bus drivers I’ve had the privilege to know over the past eight years have impressed me, none more so than those who drive preschool and special education students.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 09:10
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