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You are eligible for the Blue Badge parking concession scheme if
your child either:
Disabled adults on Personal Independence
Payments (PIP) also qualify for a Blue Badge if they score
eight points or more under the PIP activity of 'moving
In Scotland and Wales entitlement has also been extended to those
adults who score 12 points or more in the PIP activity of 'planning
and following a journey'.
To apply, visit the government Blue Badge
The Motability Scheme helps disabled people hire a car or
instead a scooter or powered wheelchair, and Scheme customers might
qualify for a driving lessons grant.
You can join the Motability Scheme if your child is awarded the
highest rate mobility component of DLA or the enhanced rate of the
mobility component of PIP. Your child's award must have 12 months
left to run.
Find out more by visiting the Mobility Scheme
You can get a 100 per cent rebate on Vehicle Excise Duty if your
child is awarded the DLA mobility component at the higher rate or
PIP mobility component at the enhanced rate.
A 50 per cent rebate is made where someone qualifies for PIP
mobility component at the standard rate.
For more details, call the DLA unit (0345 7123 456) or PIP unit
(0800 917 2222).
All local authorities operate schemes allowing disabled people
of any age to apply for a bus pass or voucher for free bus travel.
In some areas an essential, named carer accompanying the disabled
person is also entitled to free travel.
Contact your local authority for more details.
Buying this railcard entitles disabled people and a companion up
to a third off most train fares. For further information visit the
person's railcard website.
Local authorities may be able to provide your child with free or
partially subsidised transport to their school or college.
By law in England, local authorities have to make free transport
arrangements for certain groups of eligible children aged between
five and 16.
Local authorities must also have arrangements to support young
people over 16 who need help to get to college because of a SEN or
To find out more, including who is eligible, visit our transport page in our
If you live elsewhere in the UK then please contact the
helpline for further advice.