There are many Health Services available to support children with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families. In Reading, some of these services are provided by the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (BHFT) and some are provided by the Royal Berkshire Hospital Trust (RBH).
There are a range of services available to families through Brighter Futures for Children, where they can offer support and help, and you don’t have to be in a crisis to ask for this help.
Specialist help and support can be accessed through Early Help by contacting the Children's Action Teams using their Early Help Contact Form or by calling 0118 9373641. The Children and Young People’s Disabilities Team assesses and supports children and young people between the ages of 0-18. The team comprises of Social Care professionals and Occupational Therapists.
From the age of 18-25 young adults are supported by the Adult Social Care Team. Tel: 0118 9373747
There are other organistaions within the community who can also offer help and support this includes services offered by the voluntary sector. Please use the view all services to access service record information.