These are a selection of helpful links for local and national sources of help and support for families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Please note that a listing on this page is intended solely for information purposes only, and does not necessarily represent an endorsement of the organisation or their services. Individuals are encouraged to conduct their own checks on any organisation they connect with.

 

Local Links

Local Offer Websites

West Berkshire’s Local Offer

Reading’s Local Offer

Wokingham’s Local Offer

 

Local IASS Websites

West Berkshire SENDIASS

Reading IASS for SEND

Wokingham IASS

 

Local Parents’ Forums

West Berkshire Parent Voice

Reading Families Forum

Reach Wokingham

 

Local Charities

ASD Family Help

Auticulate

Autism Berkshire

Berkshire Phab

Building for the Future

Camp Mohawk

Challengers Reading Youthscheme

Chance to Dance

Dingley’s Promise

Me2 Club

Reading Mencap

Reading Phab

Swings & Smiles

Thumbs Up Club

Wokingham Dyslexia Support Group

 

Fostering and Adoption Links

Adopt Berkshire

PACT

Reading Carers Link

The Annex Project

The Cherrycroft Practice

 

 

National Links

ADDitude

ADHD Foundation

Ambitious about Autism

Autism Education Trust (AET)

Autistica

Care for the Family

Cerebra

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Contact a Family

Council for Disabled Children

Dyslexia Research Trust

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Education Advice)

Living with ADHD

National Autistic Society

Research Autism

Scope

SOS!SEN (Independent Helpline for Special Education Needs)

The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

 

Fostering and Adoption Links

Adoption UK

coramBAAF

Family Futures

First4Adoption

Home For Good

The Cornerstone Partnership

The Fostering Network

The Open Nest

Who Cares Trust

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