Monday 12 February 2018
Doncaster Council have developed Independent Travel Training, an initiative to offer a young person training and support to travel independently between home and school or college.
What is Independent Travel Training?
Independent Travel Training is a service that can offer a young person training and support if they want to learn how to travel independently between home and school or college. Travelling independently opens up social, educational and employment opportunities.
This service is provided by Doncaster Council at no charge to schools, colleges, parents or carers.
Who is Independent Travel Training for?
The training is for young people living in Doncaster who have a disability and/or learning difficulty and who attend school or college.
The programme is open to young people who meet the eligibility criteria for assisted travel to school/college.
Who can make a referral?
Parents/carers, Schools (Mainstream/Special or specialist units), Colleges, Special Educational Need and Disabilities Officers
Training can help a Young Person gain:
- Confidence using buses/trains
- Road safety skills
- The skills to travel to their school or college
- The ability to plan and learn a route
- The ability to handle money
- Tips on who to ask for help
- Personal safety skills
- A foundation for the future
For more information contact:
Telephone: 01302 737214