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Personal Budgets (Children)

A personal budget is an amount of money identified by the local authority to deliver provision set out in an EHC plan.  It is Brighter Futures for Children's commitment to ensure that parents or the young person is involved in securing that provision. The child’s parent or…

Childminders

Childminders provide childcare in their own homes, and are OFSTED Registered, to find out more, please see below.   Last reviewed June 2022.

Day Nurseries

To find out more about Day Nurseries please see below. Visit our advice and guidance page Nursery Schools & Classes for details of other nurseries. Last reviewed June 2022.

Pre-Schools

Pre-Schools provide sessional hours, generally during term time. To find out more please see below. Last reviewed June 2022.

Childcare Providers

Find out about the diffrent types of childcare providers in the Reading area. We are the only official organisation that holds Ofsted registered childcare provider information in Reading (e.g. childminders, day nurseries, pre-schools, after school clubs, breakfast clubs, holiday clubs, creches), which is updated daily…

Parent & Toddler Groups

To find out more about parent & toddler groups please see below.   Last reviewed August 2022.

Vision Impairment - Registering your Sight Loss

Registering as sight impaired Getting in touch with your local council to register as sight impaired, or severely sight impaired, can open up a host of benefits. What is registration? “Registration” simply means being on your local social service’s register of people who are either…

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…

Help with travel and travel costs (plus accessible facilities)

There is a range of support to help you get out and about, including the following options: Travelling by bus Concessionary Travel Disabled parking Travelling to your workplace The Oracle Shopmobility Scheme RADAR National Key Scheme Accessible Facilities (Changing places) Other services available: Readibus ReadiBus…

Parent Carers Needs Assessment & Support

If you are the parent/carer for a disabled child, or you provide unpaid care and/or support to a Reading adult (18 years +), or if you are a young person with caring responsibilities, you may be eligible for support. To find out more, please follow…