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Syndicki
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Freedom Pass London

Post by Syndicki » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:19 pm

I recently heard that I qualify for a freedom pass as I have dyspraxia. Is this true? Are there other things I qualify for? I work full time etc, and was surprised to hear this.

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Re: Freedom Pass London

Post by Tom fod » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:22 pm

According to http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/servic ... edpass.htm

Your Borough are the people to speak to about whether you might be eligible.

While it does not specifically say dyspraxia, if you feel you honestly fall within any of the categories they list you might at least want to try as I guess you could make quite a saving.

1) People who are blind or partially sighted
2) People who are profoundly or severely deaf
3) People without speech
4) People who have a disability, or have suffered an injury, which has left them with a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to walk
5) People who do not have arms or have a long-term loss of the use of both arms
6) People who have a learning disability that is defined as 'a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning'
7) People who, if they applied for the grant of a licence to drive a motor vehicle under Part III of the Road Traffic Act 1988, would have their application refused pursuant to section 92 of the Act (physical fitness) otherwise than on the ground of persistent misuse of drugs or alcohol.

Hope this helps.
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dyspraxicyoungperson
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Re: Freedom Pass London

Post by dyspraxicyoungperson » Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:35 pm

ah I'm so glad this was asked!
I used to live in London but moved home due to being a graduate and running low on cash, therefore I never actually found out! But I will be doing some investigating, and will let you know how this goes.

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Re: Freedom Pass London

Post by dyspraxicyoungperson » Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:20 pm

is it correct that you need to be living in London in order to get a freedom pass?

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Re: Freedom Pass London

Post by Tom fod » Sun Oct 19, 2014 11:48 pm

Yes. It's a scheme for those who live in London.
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