Where funding is granted to the client for the DDAI course, instruction is free. The DDAI course is a residential course at their Ballindine centre where accommodation and meals are provided. Where funding is not available or sought, individual lessons can be obtained for a fee of €30 per hour.

Driving may also be funded under training in the context of a FÁS employment support scheme.

People with disabilities may also have driving tuition listed under their assessment of need. There may be a discretionary payment providing financial assistance towards the cost of driving lessons through the client’s HSE guidance officer. To apply contact your local HSE disability guidance office.

Many people with a disability are financially independent, and where services are available chose to have lessons without applying for public assistance. Private sectors tuition costs typically between €40 - €50 per lesson.

Contact us

Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland,
Ballindine, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

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Media Contact : Email: richard.ryder@ddai.ie


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