Special Needs

Teachers Accused of Abusing Student With Cerebral Palsy

Report: 1 in 88 Children Diagnosed With Autism

Debate: Should Schools Ban the Use of Restraints and Seclusion?

Superintendent Didn’t Know Campus Police Were In Charge Of Rape Case

7 Teens Arrested in Rape of Special-Needs Student

Janitors Find Blood, Urine in Student ‘Scream Rooms’

Read: Specific Special-Needs Evacuations: OI

Specific Special-Needs Evacuations: OI

Students with osteogenesis imperfecta have bones that break easily. In spite of the urgency of a school bus evacuation, these passengers must be moved slowly and carefully.

Read: Evacuating Special Needs Students: TBI & Near Drowning

Evacuating Special Needs Students: TBI & Near Drowning

Students who have suffered a traumatic brain injury or near drowning will require close physical safeguards and assistance in a bus evacuation. The commotion could set off a seizure.

Classroom Aide’s Bullying Caught on Tape

Read: How to Evacuate Students With SMA

How to Evacuate Students With SMA

Part 3 of this series focuses on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which is a group of inherited diseases that cause progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Knowing how to carry passengers with this condition on an evacuation device and including a nurse in training drills will help to ensure their safety.

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