It Happened On The Bus….again

  *Something I should have posted last Spring when Johnny was still in Grade 1* Last week there was an unexpected incident on my son’s school bus. I thought I would write about it on my blog just to share the experience of what happens when another child who is Autistic is having a hard…

The Long Bus

  Today was the first day that Johnny gets to ride the long school bus like all the other children at his school.  Why is this big thing? Well the small school buses are usually used in our district to transport special needs children and children in special programs  to pick them up and drop  them off…

It Happened On The Bus

“There was a spitting incident on the bus” *Yesterday* I cringed and my heart sunk as I thought we have gone so long without any incidents on any of the bus routes. Actually we haven’t had anything happen this school year at all and its March now and Johnny is on at least three different…

It’s Alright On The Bus

Johnny is back at school and he is back to riding the small school buses again.  He has a complicated schedule where some days he is taking 2 buses and other days he is taking 3 buses.  When we began this school year one of the promises Johnny’s Daddy and I made to each other…

Introducing the Vest….

Introducing the dreaded safety vest for riding school buses. This is what happens when your child who happens to be special needs,  keeps unbuckling his seat belt and getting out of other safety devices and thus causes a safety issue on the bus.  Johnny rides 3 buses a day and for some reason he feels…

Ever have one of those days?

Ever have those days (or week) where so much has been happening both good and challenging that you don’t know where to start because you are mentally and emotionally exhausted? So here is a quick update on how we are doing and while I collect all my thoughts and assemble them into blog posts:) My…

Little Houdini and the School Bus Adventure

  So my Monday morning began with a call from the bus company that the bus transporting my son to his second school was going to be late because Johnny keeps unbuckling his seat belt and walking around on the school bus.   For safety reasons the driver needs to stop and get him to sit…