The need for training and support applies to all school personnel, including bus drivers and school bus aides.
School bus drivers are expected to handle children with different needs related to: cognitive concerns, behavioral issues, physical impairment, and medical conditions
A school bus driver may need training in behavior management techniques for children with autism and emotional disturbances. The bus driver or aide may also need training from physical and occupational therapists about how to position a medically fragile child. The school nurse could train transportation personnel about how to transport a child with health impairments.
Read more. Wrightslaw, 12/4/2014.