Transporting Students with Disabilities
Ensure compassionate care with well-trained drivers
Thorough training of drivers helps children with developmental disabilities prosper.
Transporting students with physical and emotional disabilities requires experience, specialized training, and compassion. We’re dedicated to educating our staff on the characteristics of disabilities and how to address challenges and ensure a safe and enjoyable ride for every student.
Our rigorous training programs addresses issues, including:
- Student behavior management
- Evacuations in the event of an emergency
- Specialty equipment
- Laws and liabilities
Hours of specialized training for van drivers
School buses driven
Developed with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, the #3 children’s hospital in the US
Employs women 10 percentage points higher than the national average.
Compassion, Experience and Specialized Training.
Every child with physical and developmental disabilities and other concerns is an individual with unique characteristics, unique personalities and unique challenges. First Student is dedicated to educating our staff on the characteristics of disabilities and how to address challenges, ensuring a safe and enjoyable bus ride for every student.
Caring for Students is Our First Priority
First Student drivers are the face of our company, but there is a whole team that stands behind and supports them. From routing and dispatch to maintenance and safety, we’ve built our entire system around our promise to protect every student, every day. When you partner with us, you get that promise in action.Learn more
Delivering Students that are Physically Safe, and Emotionally Ready to Learn
Our concern extends beyond just getting your student from point-A to point-B, and extends to your student’s emotional safety. Our innovative FirstServes special education training equips our staff with the tools they need to deliver your students emotionally ready to learn.Learn more
The Most Technologically Advanced Buses on the Road
First Student seeks out, tests and develops the industry’s best vehicle technology, hardware, and software to deliver on our promise to school district partners.Learn more