Erratum: Council on injury, violence, and poison prevention. School bus transportation of children with special health care needs (Pediatrics (2018) 141: 5 (e20180513) DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-1221)

J. O'Neil, Benjamin Hoffman

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Several updates/corrections have been made in the AAP policy statement "School Bus Transportation of Children With Special Health Care Needs" (Pediatrics 2018;141[5]:e20180513). On the fourth page, first column, item #3 should read "Some wheelchairs made for children weighing from 25 to 50 pounds have the option to be equipped with a crashworthy 5-point harness system that is anchored to the wheelchair frame." On the same page, in Recommendation #1, the sentence that previously read "The school bus seating should be forward facing unless the child is younger than 2 years." should read "If a child is transferred to a CSRS, the CSRS should face forward unless the child is younger than 2 years." On the fifth page, under the heading "Additional Considerations for Passenger Transportation," the last sentence in item #3 should read "The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act authorizes such information to be shared with school officials as well as the bus driver, aides, and substitutes;". doi:10.1542/peds.2018-1221.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number20181221
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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