FAQs


  • Please see below for common questions regarding transportation for Special Needs Students.

    Q: What if I want my child to get off at a different stop?
    A: Temporary transportation changes are not made for Special Needs Students. Best practices show that consistency is preferable for Special Needs Students.
     
    Q: What if my child is late or does not come home in the afternoon?
    A: Call your child's school first and then the school will call Transportation.
     
    Q: How are bus stops determined?
    A: Special Needs bus stops are scheduled to pick up and drop off as outlined in the students Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).
     
    Q: How do I find out which bus route my child will be riding? 
    A: Special Needs routing information is provided at open house or when a student is registered. 

    Q: What do I do if my Special Needs child is not going to ride the bus in the morning?

    If it is a short term absence (less than 3 days), call Transportation dispatch at 706.548.6971. If it is a long term absence, please contact the school who will contact the special needs supervisor.
      
    Q: How do I change my special needs bus transportation?
    A: Contact the school your child is attending, and have the school complete a new request. This process may take 3 to 5 business days.
     
    Q: Where can I find additional information concerning special needs transportation?
    A: Refer to your students S.E.A.T.S. booklet. Your student should have received this book the first day of school from your bus driver.