Students with disability who are unable to travel to and from school under the Transport for NSW's School Student Transport Scheme may be eligible for transport assistance under the Department of Education and Communities' Assisted School Travel Program (ASTP).
To be eligible to apply for ASTP a student must be:
assessed as having an identified disability according to the Department of Education and Communities' Disability Criteria May 2003and
a NSW resident and enrolled in the closest appropriate NSW government or non-government school and
enrolled in a special school or support class or an early intervention program or require high level assistance for mobility purposes if enrolled in mainstream and
assessed as unable to travel independently.
In addition, a student must have parents and or carers who are unable to provide transport to and from school either fully or in part.