Driver, aide save student's father suffering stroke ... Special-needs conference rescheduled

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Monday, June 01, 2015
Special-needs bus driver, aide, rescue student’s father suffering stroke

An Alabama bus driver and aide noticed something was wrong when a special-needs student’s father did not show up at her bus stop. They found him in his home suffering a stroke and got him help in time to save his life.



California special-needs conference rescheduled

The state’s two-day Transporting Passengers with Special Needs conference that was scheduled for Nov. 17 and 18 will now be held Dec. 8 and 9.



Bus driver enlists funds to send special-needs student to prom

The Virginia driver contacted a news station when she learned that the student’s family couldn’t afford to send her to prom. The station paid for the student’s prom outfit, and a local bank donated a $300 gift card to the driver for her good deed.


Special-needs student wanders from school bus

In New York, a 6-year old with autism ran from his bus after it stopped at his school. The bus aide tried to catch up with him, and police eventually found him safe more than 30 blocks away.


1st school bus built on Ford Transit is Micro Bird T-Series

The new Transit chassis is lighter than the Ford E-350 and E-450 cutaways, which officials say allows for higher payloads and improved fuel economy in a Type A bus.

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