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W3C Compliance

5.6 Transport for Students with a Special Educational Need or Disability


This chapter describes transport policies and practice for children with special educational needs and disabilities in Merton and contains links to two documents for pupils of statutory school age and those over school age. The documents highlight: key principles; the legal duties of the Local Authority; eligibility criteria; how the travel assistance will be provided, and, in respect of pupils over 16 years, grants and allowances together with ‘Independent Travel Training’ that may be available.

This chapter was added to the manual in May 2017.