Call our free helpline0808 808 3555
Call our free helpline
0808 808 3555
My disabled child can't walk to school but the local
authority says they won't help with transport as we only live 1.5
miles away from the school.
The local authority must make free transport arrangements for
children who cannot walk to school because of mobility problems,
special educational needs or a disability, even if the school is
within statutory walking distance.
My local authority won't provide transport as I get a
motability car and the local authority says I can drive my child to
The local authority must provide transport to the nearest
suitable school for children who are eligible for transport.
Receiving higher level disability living allowance is not one of
the eligibility criteria. The local authority may discuss
indvividual travel arrangements with you but they can't make this a
criterion for transport.
We also support Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Give our
helpline a call on 0808 808 3555 for information and advice on any
aspect of raising a disabled child, or call your local contact.
Find out our local office details in the In your area section.