American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP has provided this free article from Aril 30, 2018 which is downloadable and can be viewed to educate staff regarding School Bus Transportation of Children with Special Health Care Needs. (10/4/18)
This customizable 42 slide PowerPoint should be reviewed and approved by your administrator and medical director before being used to train staff on planning for and responding to health issues when transporting students. (10/4/18)
NYSED Guidance for Transporting Oxygen on School Buses -Provides guidance on how to safely transport oxygen on school buses when deemed medically necessary, in accordance with a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). Includes best practices in securement, contingency planning in cases of emergencies such as collisions or vehicle breakdowns, and training guidelines.
Associations & Links
Rochester Area Transportation Supervisors Association (RATSA)
An organization of professional school bus supervisors, dedicated to providing safe and efficient services to the educational areas of Monroe and adjoining counties located within New York State. They are a chapter of the NY Association for Pupil Transportation.
Page updated 10/24/2020