Coronavirus: PSC Services

Information regarding PSC events can be found here.


Helpline and Diagnosis Support Service (Mon – Thur, 10am – 2.30pm)

Tel: 0118 9863532.
Please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as we are able.

We are currently experiencing some technical issues with our Helpline.

If we are already taking a call, or your call is out of our Helpline hours, the answering service should activate. Unfortunately sometime this doesn’t happen.

If the answering service doesn’t activate please email the Helpline at

Or, please call the Community Support Group line on 07810 689679.

Trauma and Attachment Service
Please contact Zobia for support.
Tel: 07557 102623

Sleep Service
Please contact Jennie and our sleep practitioners for support.
Email: or join our dedicated Facebook page here.

Community Support Groups
Please contact Charlie for support.
Tel: 07810 689679
Please leave a message and Charlie will get back to you as soon as possible.

For any other enquiries please continue to email and Polly will do her best to help.


Information for Adults


  • Top tips for Autistic and ADHD children returning to school September 2020 can be found here.
  • #Coping: ‘Family life during the lockdown’ – features the best and most reliable sources of support and information from national agencies and more local organisations. Provided by Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership here.
  • Information from Reading Families Forum re CAMHS and Brighter Futures For Children can be found here.
  • Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust information can be found here and here.
  • You can access the One Reading Community Support Hub here.
  • Reading’s Information, Advice and Support Service for SEND (IASS) is still open for advice regarding SEN and social care on 0118 937 3421.
  • Guidance from the UK government on protecting your child, family and personal assistants can be found here.
  • Supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19 (from Universities of Reading and Oxford) can be found here.
  • Supporting children during the Coronavirus pandemic (from Emerging Minds Australia) can be found here.
  • Video: How to work from home whilst home schooling (from Pooky Knightsmith) can be found here.
  • ‘Sleep Tips’ to help during lockdown can be found here.
  • Covid: Survival modes & resurfacing past traumas video (Dr Karen Treisman) can be found here.
  • What survival looks like at home – for families affected by trauma (from Beacon House and InnerWorldWork) can be found here.
  • Challenging Behaviour – supporting your loved one at home (by The Challenging Behaviour Foundation) can be found here.


Information for Children and Young People

  • A child friendly explanation of Coronavirus (from can be found here.
  • ‘School is Closed’ social story can be found here.
  • ‘The Stay Home Superheroes’ social story (from Sophie’s Stories) can be found here.
  • Coronavirus social story using InPrint can be found here.


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