Most colleges provide specialist courses and/or support to help people with disabilities.
330 Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 8DF
Call 0345 842 0012 or visit www.newdirectionsreading.ac.uk
Reading College (Activate Learning)
Reading Campus, Kings Road, Reading RG1 4HJ
Call 0800 612 6008 or visit www.activatelearning.ac.uk/reading
Bracknell and Wokingham College (Activate Learning)
Church Road, Bracknell RG12 1DJ
Call 0800 612 6008 or visit www.activatelearning.ac.uk/bracknell-wokingham
Deanfield Avenue, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1UH
Call 01491 579 988 or visit www.henleycol.ac.uk
Monks Lane, Newbury RG14 7TD
Call 01635 845 000 or visit www.newbury-college.ac.uk
Help with costs
24+ Advanced Learning Loans
Loans available to pay course fees for people over 24 years attending an eligible course (level 3 or 4 /A level)
Help with some costs while studying - like classroom assistance, childcare and travel.
For details visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan
Looking for a course, training opportunity or paid work?
Visit the Reading Services Guide ~ Local Offer to find organisations offering specialist support for people with disabilities
Training and working
Specialist Disability Employment Advisers providing advice and support to help people with disabilities into work. Drop into Adelphi House (Friar Street, Reading RG1 1HD) or call 0800 169 0190.
Offers specialist advice and support for young people with special needs up to the age of 25 years. Drop into the Elevate Reading Hub, (Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ), call 0118 837 2204