In an inspiring tale of resilience and achievement, we proudly share Claire's incredible journey towards obtaining her driver's license, guided by the unwavering support of Disability Action's Driving Theory program. Claire's remarkable success story is a testament to the boundless possibilities that arise when determination and encouragement come together.
Claire's collaboration with Disability Action began in April 2019, as she embarked on her quest for driving theory support. Assisted by Norman, one of our dedicated Driving Assessors, Claire engaged in comprehensive two-hour sessions conducted near her Newry home. These sessions not only enhanced her driving knowledge but also fostered a sense of confidence in her abilities.
As the global pandemic introduced unprecedented challenges, Claire's commitment to her aspirations remained undaunted. She pressed forward, and in November 2021, her diligent efforts bore fruit as she passed her Theory test. Claire's accomplishment stands as a beacon of hope for individuals navigating their own unique paths while receiving support from Disability Action.
Unfazed by the pandemic's disruptions, Claire continued her journey, entering practical lessons with Junction 14 Driving School. Tailored to her needs, Claire learned in a car equipped with automatic transmission, streamlining her progress and making her experience as smooth as possible.
The culmination of Claire's journey came to fruition in July 2023, when she successfully passed her practical driving test. This monumental achievement resonated deeply with us, reaffirming our belief in the power of persistence and the potential for triumph over challenges.
Disability Action takes immense pride in Claire's accomplishments. Her journey epitomises our commitment to fostering inclusivity, accessibility, and empowerment. Claire's story serves as a beacon of inspiration to everyone facing their own hurdles, illustrating that with dedicated guidance and a resilient spirit, obstacles can be transformed into stepping stones toward success.
Claire's achievement underscores the impact of Disability Action's programs and services. As we continue to champion the rights and dreams of individuals with disabilities, Claire's journey reminds us that together, we can empower each other to overcome barriers and embrace newfound freedoms.

With heartfelt congratulations, we applaud Claire's success. Her journey radiates the essence of Disability Action's mission, reminding us all that with unwavering determination, patience, and our collective support, every individual can achieve their aspirations and relish the joy of newfound independence.

claire standing at the door of a white learner driver car

For more information on Disability Action's Mobility Centre and all aspects of driving, visit the Mobility Centre web page