Many individuals who are in a hospital or at home following a prolonged illness or injury that impacts mobility become frustrated when they cannot move around as they desire. Mobility and ambulation are important to overall health and recovery from illness and injury. Often, this recovery includes the support of care providers skilled in lifting, moving, and supporting an individual with... more
Anyone who drives a motor vehicle as part of their job, whether as a full-time activity or just on the rare occasion should routinely take defensive driving training to promote safe driving habits. This course covers several ways for drivers to practice habits that help insure company and personal vehicles are operated in the safest way possible.
Transportation is an important part of life. From an early age, people have both desire and need to go places. Every day, millions of people use public transportation, Para transit, private services, health care providers, and school systems to get to different locations. While often taken for granted by those without disabilities, individuals with physical, emotional, and developmental... more
Mobility is an important part of human activity, and from an early age people have a need to move from place to place. For people who depend on mobility assistance through wheelchairs, seemingly mundane daily tasks like shopping for groceries can quickly become complicated. Many disabled individuals rely on transportation provided by public services, private companies, and healthcare... more
Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States, killing over 1,000,000 people in 2012 alone. Many of these deaths could have been prevented and injuries reduced through the use of safety belts and child safety seats. It is up to parents and caregivers to ensure that children are properly restrained in a motor vehicle with the right device for the... more
Mobility is an important part of human activity. Getting from point A to point B is often a challenging endeavor for anyone dependent on a wheelchair for some or all mobility. For children dependent on wheelchairs for mobility, taking a bus to school or other activities requires not only special equipment onboard but also trained transportation professionals. This course discusses how bus... more
Transportation is an important part of daily life. Every day, millions of people are transported to and from school, work, appointments, shopping trips, and other destinations by public transportation, Para transit, private services, health care providers, and others. For most passengers, this is a pretty simple process. For those with emotional and developmental disabilities, a simple ride... more
Transporting our children to and from school is an important job. For students with disabilities, it can be challenging. Knowing as much as possible to assist a child with disabilities is important. Familiarity with a child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) can assist transportation personnel in working with school faculty, parents, and the child to make transportation successful. This course... more