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Getting Around

In this section of the Local Offer you can access information to help support you to get out and about, which could be for leisure, education, training or work purposes.

You may require further information and advice on travel and transport, mobility and aids or wish to find out about travel passes that enable concessionary travel for disabled people. Whatever your needs you will find lots of information on getting around in this section.

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Travel Asssistance for Pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Nottinghamshire County Council has transport policies for Under-16 Home to School Transport and Post-16 Transport, which include arrangements for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities.

You can find further information relating to travel assistance through the following link: Travel Assistance

Independent Travel Training

What is Independent Travel Training ?

Independent Travel Training (ITT) is the delivery of training by staff in schools, colleges, voluntary services and day care services for people who are restricted in their ability to travel unassisted on public transport because of learning or physical disabilities.

Who is Independent Travel Training for?

Independent Travel Training is for people of any age who have learning or physical disabilities, which means they are unable, or are restricted in their ability, to travel unassisted on public transport. The ITT team work with the school, college or provider to deliver the training and can fit this in to the curriculum.

What can Independent Travel Training do for me?

On completion of the programme, participants should be able to travel independently to local and more widespread landmarks, school/college, work, work experience and back home.

For further information please click on the following link: Travel Training

Community and Voluntary Accessible Transport Schemes and Alternative Transport Options

There are several schemes, which offer services for people who have difficulty using, or are unable to use public transport services. These include specially adapted and fitted vehicles for users of wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Further information on these schemes and on alternative transport options can be found by clicking on the following link: Accessible Transport

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