Transporting Students with Disabilities
Providing compassionate student care with well-trained drivers
Thorough training 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 about the characteristics of disabilities and training them to address challenges in a way that ensures 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
Our special needs program was developed with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, a top 3 children’s hospital in the US
Compassion, Experience and Specialized Training
Every child is an individual with unique characteristics, a unique personality, 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 Safely So They're 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
Our integrated solutions incorporate the latest technologies with safety, efficiency, and compassion in mind. These solutions allow you to address everything from mechanics to student behavior quickly, effectively, and with care.Learn more
First Student’s Commitment to Special Needs Students in Milwaukee Public Schools
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As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student moves more students per day than all U.S. airlines combined. We know the value in leveraging our best practices, technologies, and processes to deliver quality transportation solutions. What sets us apart is our desire to build close, trusted partnerships with the districts we serve.