A Council-run service providing SEND support across all areas of need.
Supports children and young people: 10–19 years.
Referrals are made to provide travel training for young people who have a learning difficulty and/or disability.
The team work with young people who have little or no experience of travelling independently to their school or college. Travel Training provides skills for a young person to travel safe and with success.
Travel Assessment & Training Team
An accredited and experienced Travel Trainer will work on a one-to-one basis. They deliver a training package adapted to meet the young person’s specific needs.
The Travel Trainer will help develop the young person’s travel skills. This is so they can travel independently to their school or college. This includes:
- how to use public transport
- road safety skills
- personal safety
- safe places
- what to do in emergency situations
Travel Training increases self-confidence. It opens up further opportunities for the young person, as they progress to adulthood.