Our special needs children in the Spring Branch Independent School District are provided with the optimum of care and attention. The buses are equipped with lifts and attendants to make a handicapped child secure, not only while riding on the bus, but while getting on and off of a bus as well. Once on a bus the child is secured with the belts and brackets previously installed by our shop to insure no unnecessary movement to the child.
Our attendants and our drivers are certified to do the job required. The special needs are addressed in CPR classes, driver certification classes, and on a daily basis with the Special Education Specialist. Special Education is just what it implies. Every need is a special need. We at Transportation try to meet every need on an individual as well as an inclusion basis.
Diagnostic Evaluation and ARD papers
The transportation Department cannot set up transportation for a child unless we have proper paper work for the child. Meetings are scheduled to evaluate the type of transportation needed and ARD papers are sent informing Transportation of the requirements. Schedules are viewed to determine the area, the service needed and the availability of a bus and driver. Driver will contact parent with pick up times. This procedure insures that each child is given a bus specifically designed for their needs.