We are running the following events, for Berkshire families, online via Zoom. They are free or at a nominal cost. Some events have a small number of places available for non-Berkshire families. Please click on the highlighted event title for further information and to book.
We have a combination of face to face and online events and are monitoring Government guidelines.
A 12 minute presentation for children and young people (age 8+). Available until 31 December 2021.
A 40 minute presentation for parent/carers to share with teenagers. Available until 31 December 2021.
Autistic/ADHD Girls Monthly Workshop & Support Group
A workshop and support group for families of autistic and/or ADHD girls whether diagnosed or not.
Topic: The Aha Moment: Mothers’ experiences of autism diagnosis for their girls. Suitable for parent/carers and professionals.
Thur 24 June: 7-8.30pm
A workshop for parents/carers and professionals.
Mon 28 June: 10am-12.30pm
Preparing Young People with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability for Adulthood
A Transition Conference for Preparing for Adulthood, jointly hosted by Reading Families Forum and Parenting Special Children.
Thur 1 July: 9.30am-2.30pm
For parents/carers of C&YP with additional needs who struggle with their sleep.
Fri 2 July: 12-2pm
For adopters, foster carers, kinship carers, and birth parents of children & young people affected by early life trauma.
Mon 5 July: 12.30-2.30pm
Pre and Post Assessment Workshops ADHD: Berkshire East
A series of three linked ADHD workshops for families registered with an East Berkshire NHS GP surgery (Ascot, Bracknell Forest, Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead).
You are booking to attend all three workshops.
Mon 5 July: 7-8.30pm: Intro to ADHD
Mon 12 July: 7-8.30pm: Anxiety and ADHD
Mon 19 July: 7-8.30pm: Managing ADHD Behaviour
For family members who are caring for children who cannot be cared for by their birth parents (e.g. Grandparents, Aunts/Uncles, Family Friends).
Wed 7 July: 11am-12.30pm
An online support group for adoptive mums. Discussion topics are agreed with attendees each month.
Wed 7 July: 7.30-9pm
Maidenhead Support Group for Adopters, Foster Carers and Kinship Carers
A support group for parents and carers of children who have been through early life trauma and thus have special needs living in Maidenhead and the surrounding Berkshire areas.
Sun 11 July: 9.30-11am
Sleep & Anxiety for Berkshire parents/carers of C&YP with SEN
A workshop for Berkshire parents/carers who have children and young people with additional needs who struggle with their sleep due to anxiety.
Fri 16 July: 10am-12pm
Dads and Male Carers Support Group: An Evening of Fire Making
For birth fathers & male carers (adoptive parents, foster and kinship carers) of children who have experienced trauma/have special needs.
Wed 21 July: 7.30-10pm
Two linked workshops for parents/carers and professionals delivered by Dr Carsten Vogt (Berkshire CAMHS Consultant).
You are booking to attend both workshops.
Wed 13 October: 7-8.30pm: Medicines
Wed 20 October: 7-8.30pm: Treatment Choices and Outcomes