Tuesday’s keynote speaker, Lori Desautels, shared the science behind development in preschool brains and complications in special needs ones so student transporters could understand and better interact with their students.
FRISCO, Texas – Several exhibitors displayed new products at the TSD Trade Show, including a redesigned low-floor school bus from Type-A body manufacturer Collins Bus that removes the need for a wheelchair lift and increases accessibility for all students.
FRISCO, Texas - A student requires postural wheelchair supports for comfort and to keep airways open. These can include head supports, pelvic positioning belts, postural harnesses, and torso alignment supports. How does a student transporter ensure that student is safe in the school bus?
FRISCO, Texas - Special needs attorney Julie Weatherly reviewed some common areas of confusion related to school bus services for students with disabilities and clarified issues relating to FAPE.
Hundreds of student transporters congregated on the TSD Conference Trade Show Floor to network and discuss solutions for special needs and preschool populations.
The event on Monday drew 65 exhibitors from across North America. Attendees also included those from Saudi Arabia, Guam and American Samoa.
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The TSD Conference on Sunday featured a packed house to see keynote Jo Mascorro discuss overcoming challenging behaviors on the bus.