March 2016

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Illustration Courtesy: Q’Straint/Sure-LokWith new wheelchair securement standards in effect to provide total securement for students, read about the challenges school therapists and transporters are having in obtaining proper equipment from wheelchair manufacturers. The topic will be a major point of discussion at this month’s TSD Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. 

FEATURED EDITORIAL

Safety experts urge student transporters, school therapists to champion for crash-tested, wheelchair-anchored lap belt options and to demand them from wheelchair manufacturers
 
Experts weigh in on the importance of proper hands-on training when using child safety restraint systems on school buses
 
Gaining insight into the necessities of transporting students with disabilities
 
Onboard video systems provide valuable legal evidence and a crucial eyewitness back-up for bus drivers who follow the rules
 

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