Articles on Family Information Services (176)

  1. Shaw Trust Neurodiversity training

    The Shaw Trust are offering local businesses training on Neurodiversity in the Workplace, how to support someone who is neurodiverse and also the benefits of neurodiversity in business. Having a neurodiverse workplace encourages creativity, new ideas, and fresh perspectives.Gain the skills, knowledge, confidence and understanding…
  2. Special Needs Activities

    Holiday Activity Fund (HAF) - find out more by visiting Brighter Futures for Children  There are different types of activities available, clubs that are specifically designed around the needs of children/young people with special needs that also offer a Short Breaks and clubs where the parent/carer stays.…
  3. Special United - Youth Area (Young People's Forum)

    Special United is a youth forum for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their siblings, age 8-25 years, living within the Reading Borough. The youth forum is run by Reading Families Forum, a local charity supporting families who have…
  4. Speech and Language

    If you would like any advice or wish to speak to a Speech and Language Therapist. Speech and Languagy Therapy (Berkshire Health Care NHS ) are adapting the way they work so that, if a family has a Berkshire GP, they can call and speak…
  5. Stop Germs Spreading (NHS)

    The NHS resource on Stop Germs Spreading teaches those simple yet vital gestures. Hand washing: Wet Soap Wash Rinse Dry Coughing and sneezing: Catching it Bin it Kill it Norovirus bug Known as the 'winter vomiting bug', this virus is highly contagious.  Some useful tips and advice to…
  6. Substance Misuse

    This advice and guidance page looks at substance abuse and the organisations that are available nationwide and locally to support individuals and families. Next review date April 2024
  7. Suicide Prevention - information page

    Suicide is not inevitable. Preventing suicides is a complex and challenging issue, but there are effective solutions for many of the individual factors which contribute towards the risk of suicide. If you are concerned about someone you think may be at risk or is vulnerable,…
  8. Support for young carers

    If you are between 5 and 18 years and you spend a lot more time looking after a family member or carrying out household chores than other children/young people your age because a parent, brother, sister, grandparent or other relative is ill, disabled, has a…
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