Travel Training Resources For SEND Families

The following is a list of useful apps and resources to assist in travel training children and adults with SEND. If you’ve found any resources helpful which are not listed below send suggestions here :-)


An easy-to-use customer-facing platform that provides individualised and reliable door-to-door mobility choices for your passengers.

Discover the best routes to anywhere in your city

Peace of mind for public transportation with all your local transit options in one app

When You Need Directions

  • Detailed Itineraries
  • GPS for transit. Step-by-step guidance from A to B
  • Get off alerts
  • Automatic notifications so you never miss a stop
  • Your favourite locations
  • Get 1-tap directions to your most traveled places

When You Need Info on Nearby Transit

  • Real time status
  • Know when you actually need to be at the station
  • Nearby Stations
  • View all lines running at stations around you
  • Train & subway stations
  • Get all the crucial info you need, like platforms, schedules, & last ride of the night

Find out more at

A new type of support

Living with autism, a mental health condition or learning difficulty can lead to problems making decisions, controlling emotions and choosing appropriate behaviour.

Brain in Hand is an on demand support system that gives people access to detailed personalised support from their smartphone, putting the individual more in control of their own support. Always available, it gives easy access to reminders, notes, coping strategies and a team of trained professionals to give help when and where it’s needed.

It’s helping more than two thousand people across the UK to reduce anxiety and improve independence, reducing demand on carers and support services.

More information at

V-SOS Band by Vodafone

V-SOS Band by Vodafone saves you from worrying while your loved ones who need that extra bit of care and attention go about their day. With its fall detection, SOS button and easy-to-use app, the sleek V-SOS Band which fits around their wrist, will alert you if it detects a fall or if they need help. So you can relax knowing they’re safe, even when they’re not nearby.

V-SIM by Vodafone is included with this product

Subject to Vodafone network and GPS signal.

More information at

Buckinghamshire County Council Travel Training website –

Information on School Travel Planning and sustainable travel initiatives including how to develop a STP, how to run initiatives to help reduce car use, what training is available to help improve pupils’ road safety awareness and skills, and newsletters to provide termly updates on School Travel Planning in Buckinghamshire.

Travel Training booklet