The Council's Passenger Transport Unit handles queries for the following areas: Driver permits and testing -  If you wish to drive and/or hire a Council minibus your will first need to take a Driver Permit Test.  Minibus hire  - We hire out minibuses to local…
Telephone:
01582 547219
Fax: 01582 547351
E-mail:
ptu@luton.gov.uk
Website:
Passenger transport unit
The Luton Transition Team works with young people between the ages of 14 to 25 who  currenlty have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC plan) or statement of special educational needs. Growing up and moving on from school is an exciting and uncertain time…
Telephone:
01582 548160
Website:
Further information on The Transition Team
We are delighted to have been appointed as the provider organisation for families and young people in Luton for the Independent Supporters programme. A leaflet giving you an overview of us an organisation as a quick introduction to who we are and the diverse range…
The aims of the Home to School Transport Policy are as follows: To assist parents in ensuring that their children can access education, and arrive in a good state to learn. To ensure that decisions on access to free home-to-school transport are made fairly and…
Telephone:
01582 547219
E-mail:
ptu@luton.gov.uk
Website:
Website
Please use these links to access useful documents: Eligibility for an EHC Needs Assessment criteria Use this link to view a blank EHC plan. The Code of Practice (COP July 2014 9.3) states that the Local Authority must carry out an assessment of a child…
Telephone:
01582 548130
E-mail:
senat@luton.gov.uk
Website:
www.luton.gov.uk/.../default.aspx
The Secretary of State has published a list of approved independent special institutions: Independent Special Schools – England and Wales and Special Post-16 institutions.  Institutions on the approved list are published on GOV.uk at:  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/section-41-secretary-of-state-approved-list Luton is a highly inclusive authority and the vast majority…
Telephone:
01582 548132
E-mail:
senat@luton.gov.uk
Our vision That any parent, wherever they are, have information on their child’s medicines that they need and can trust. Medicines information leaflets cover many of the medicines that are prescribed or recommended to children by health professionals. They answer your questions about how and when to…
As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a: disability long-term health condition mental health condition specific learning difficulty like dyslexia You must also: be an undergraduate or postgraduate student (including Open University…
The main student finance package includes a: Tuition Fee Loan Maintenance Loan - full-time students only Maintenance Grant or Special Support Grant - full-time students only However, if you have a disability, long-term health condition, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty (eg dyslexia) you…
There are many services in Luton that provide support in a variety of ways for children with special educational needs and disabilities, and for their families.  Autism Spectrum Service Hearing Impairment Service Occupational Therapy Services Short Breaks SEN Advisors Early Years SEN home visitors for…