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Support to help vulnerable residents stay warm this winter

Winter Watch Winter Watch offers advice and help to older people, people with disabilities or long term health conditions and families with very young children whose health and well being is most at risk because their homes are cold and damp. This includes: a home energy…

SWAN UK (Syndrome Without A Name)

SWAN create awareness of undiagnosed conditions A project offering support and information to families of children with undiagnosed genetic conditions SWAN UK (Syndrome Without A Name) estimate that 30-50% of children with severe learning disabilities and 50% of children in contact with NHS Regional Genetics…

Tax-Free Childcare: Helping Working Parents Pay for Childcare

The government introduced Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) in 2017, a UK-wide scheme to help working parents pay for childcare for children 0 - 11 years, or if your child is disabled and under 16 years old. If you're a working parent of a 3 or 4 year…

Things to do

Children and young people of all ages enjoy meeting and experiencing new things to do. Often Parents and carers can go with their children to join in the fun and activities. Parents and carers can go with their young children to different activities such as…

Training and resources for carers

Click here to find courses for carers, online apps, advice and information.   Page last reviewed: 29/09/2020

Transition - Becoming an adult and preparing for the future

This section is designed to provide information for young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) on support and services available to help them make informed choices about their futures. This sections includes information on a wide range of subjects, including the following: Post-16…

Transition 16-25

Transition describes the move from children’s services to adult services. This can involve leaving school, transferring from children and family services to adult social care services, and/or transferring from paediatric services to adult health services, it can also involve leaving college and moving to employment. Family…

Transition from Children to Adult Health Services - Ready Steady Go!

Ready Steady Go! Project Transition Nurse We are pleased to announce that from Dec 2014 we have appointed a transition nurse from Royal Berkshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She will be based at the Royal Berkshire Hospital but will facilitate transition across the Thames Valley…

Transition from Paediatric to Adult Health Services - Ready Steady Go!

Transition at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust At the Royal Berkshire Hospital, young people transition to adult services at different times, depending on their medical condition(s) and and their individual needs, but most young people transition between the ages of 16-19.   There is currently (July…

Transport

There are various types of transport available to Reading residents who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.  This includes council run services as well as private and voluntary sector organisations. Services offering transport can be found on the transport search within the Reading Services Guide.…