Useful Resources & Apps

SEN Teacher - Free PECS symbols

SEN Teacher

Is amongst the oldest teaching resource sites and has over 300,000 regular users. Thier learning materials are free to share and use in schools or at home.

The Print tools on SEN Teacher allow you to create, adapt and share teaching resources for a wide-range of abilities. No login or registration is required to use SEN Teacher.

SEN teacher also has a free PECS symbol database. You can find out more information here – 

NOTE: Select NYCC libraries have 'Communication in Print' (PECS) software available for use by the general public - e.g. Northallerton & Harrogate libraries. For more information contact your local library or visit: 

Dyslexia App Wheel 


Oral-B Disney teeth brushing MagicTimer app

Oral-B Disney teeth brushing MagicTimer app

Unlock the Secret to Brushing Teeth Longer with The Disney MagicTimer App by Oral-B

A way to help your kids brush longer, the Disney MagicTimer app by Oral-B features their favorite Disney characters and nine out of 10 kids will brush longer with the help of the app. Just buy any Oral-B Stages product, download the Disney MagicTimer app and scan the product with your device to watch the characters spring into action. 

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence – and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!

Stream all our videos commercial free: Train to teach kids yoga with Jaime – oga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence – and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!

Train to teach kids yoga with Jaime – 

HOop app - Find things to do near by!

Hoop makes it easy to find and book fun things going on for kids aged 0-11yrs old. Open the app and instantly find everything to do nearby including thousands of activities that are completely free. Better still, everything on Hoop comes with a recommended age so you'll only see things that are right for your family. 

uLIBRARY - NYCC's Online library


*NYCC library account required + PIN

The uLIBRARY app makes it easy to browse, borrow and listen to your library's eAudiobooks and read their eBooks on your smart phone or tablet.

You can use uLIBRARY if your library has joined our digital audiobook and ebook service. Download from the App Store for FREE and log-in with your library membership details to access your library's collection of our eAudiobooks and eBooks. 

NOTE: For a list of reading resources provided by NYCC see 

National Rail Accessibility Map 

National Rail Accessibility Map

Geographic map showing all National Rail stations and their accessibility status and features.

The map is fully zoomable - the further you zoom in, the more detail that will appear. The circled numbers indicate the number of stations clustered in an area which will decluster the more that you zoom in.

You can can also straight to the station you require by using the search box. 

ChangingPlaces toilet map

Changing Places & Toilet MapTel: 0207 803

Hambleton District Council’s help desk stock RADAR key’s and sell them at £2.50 per key.

The National Key Scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to locked public toilets around the country. Toilets fitted with National Key Scheme (NKS) locks can now be found in shopping centres, pubs, cafés, department stores, bus and train stations and many other locations in most parts of the country.

Traveline - public information info

Traveline Information LimitedFifth Floor (South)Chancery House53 – 64 Chancery LaneLondon WC2A 1QS

We’re a partnership of transport companies, local authorities and passenger groups which have come together to bring you routes and times for all travel in Great Britain by bus, rail, coach and ferry, and to provide it in as many different ways as we can so that you can always reach us.

We can help you find the way that best suits you for making your journey using the most up to date information from around the UK for all transport companies.

On our homepage you can plan your journey from door to door across Great Britain, see the different ways you could travel, and view your journey on a map.