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Autism is a life-long condition. It affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. People with  autism or a learning disability find it harder than others to learn, understand and communicate.

As an older person there are many ways in which you can take advantage of concessionary travel in Tyne and Wear and across the country.

You’ll be surprised how far you can travel using your concessionary travel pass. Here are a few suggestions of where you can travel to on public transport.

This information includes: the blue badge scheme, concessionary travel, Senior railcard, Motability car scheme, NexusTaxicard, Shopmobility and Hop to the shops.

A learning disability is a life-long condition. It affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. People with a learning disability find it harder than others to learn, understand and communicate.

The TaxiCard scheme is for those who have a disability or impairment that means using public transport is difficult.

Vision impairment means that your eyesight cannot be corrected by glasses or lenses.  Conditions include: cataract,macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, retinitis pigamentosa and a condition related to stroke, hemianopia.