By author Missy Bryan, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, CPST
All children need access to safe transportation, but for children with special health care needs, finding the right solution can be a challenge. This article aims to provide assistive technology professionals with the resources needed to gain competence in meeting the transportation needs of all children. .1 CEU Order the article today
The participant will be able to identify 2 main categories of children with specialized transportation needs.
The participant will be able to identify at least 3 major categories of specialized child passenger restraint systems.
The participant will be able to identify 3 resources to develop competence in child passenger safety service provision and promote transportation safety for children with special transportation needs.
Missy Bryan, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, CPST is Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Belmont University and Occupational Therapist Level IV at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She has over 20 years of experience in pediatric outpatient and home health settings. Her current practice is in an outpatient seating and mobility clinic and special needs transportation clinic. She teaches courses in assistive technology.