Transporting children with special health care needs

Academic Article


  • Children with special health care needs should have access to proper resources for safe transportation as do typical children. This policy statement reviews important considerations for transporting children with special health care needs and provides current guidance for the protection of children with specific health care needs, including those with airway obstruction, orthopedic conditions or procedures, developmental delays, muscle tone abnormalities, challenging behaviors, and gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Authors

    Published In

  • Pediatrics  Journal
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    Author List

  • O’Neil J; Hoffman B; Hoffman B; Agran PF; Denny SA; Hirsh M; Johnston B; Lee LK; Monroe K; Schaechter J
  • Volume

  • 143
  • Issue

  • 5