Eastbourne Teacher Reaches The End Of The Road

Wednesday 15th March 2017

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An Eastbourne teacher is to leave her job, after an eight-month fight to get her disabled son transport to college ended without joy.

Leanna Forse has made the decision to quit her teaching position, to become a full time carer for 16-year-old Billy, who is severely disabled. To get to school, Billy needs a specialist taxi and an escort, but East Sussex County Council have repeatedly said he does not meet their ‘exceptional circumstances’ to qualify for help, now that they no longer have a requirement to provide post-16 transport.

Eastbourne Buzz has followed Billy and Leanna’s story from the beginning and has been hearing from Leanna now she’s made the decision she was hoping to avoid:

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