This module focuses on the transportation of the student with special needs and the equipment that these students may require. It is intended as an in-service refresher training for drivers and transportation personnel of students with special needs. Program directors and transportation coordinators can incorporate this online module as part of the program's staff training.
Children with Special Health Care Needs or Disabilities
Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs or Disabilities and Their Link to School Readiness
This webinar discusses the best practice elements of an Individualized Health Plan and how to identify children who may benefit from an IHP.
Children with special health care needs are defined as “. . . those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally” (McPherson, 1998).