SBF - Special Needs
February 6, 2017
School Bus Driver Gets 2 Years in Death of Autistic Teen Left on Bus

Armando Ramirez of California is sentenced to two years in prison for leaving Paul Lee, who had autism and was nonverbal, alone on a bus on a hot summer day for several hours.

Special-Needs Partnership Boosts Driver Training

At CUSD 300 in Illinois, the transportation and special-education departments have joined forces to develop new training tools for drivers and aides and to provide a consistent experience for students.

Mother of Autistic Student Calls for Bus Monitors After Alleged Assault

The Kentucky mother says that she had requested monitors on the buses before, but there wasn’t one aboard during the alleged sexual assault of her son, who is severely autistic.

School Bus Driver Wins Gold Medals in World Track Event

Emma McGowan, who drives a special-needs bus for Gwinnett County (Ga.) Public Schools, takes home two gold medals from the World Masters Track and Field Championships in Australia.

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