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Local Offer Feedback & Consultations

Reading's Local Offer will continually grow over time to ensure it provides a genuinely valuable resource for our children, young people and their families. If you have any ideas on how we can together improve and enhance the Local Offer, we’d love to hear from…

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…

Speech and Language

If you would like any advice or wish to speak to a speech and language therapist, please send an email to the email address below. Please include the child’s name and date of birth and they will get back to you as soon as they can:…

Child Development

The NHS website holds useful information on all aspects of baby and child development, see website for more details. www.nhs.uk/pregnancy    Page reveiwed December 2021

Sensory Impairment

Sensory impairment is when one of your senses; sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste and spatial awareness, is no longer normal. Examples - If you wear glasses you have a sight impairment , if you find it hard to hear or have a hearing aid then…

Health & Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing is most important in family life, there may be many concerns and issues throughout your life and these can vary from you and your children’s health and happiness, ranging from healthy eating and road safety to protecting your children from online technology.…

Health & Social Care

This section gives you information about health services for children and young people including specialist nursing, therapies (e.g. physiotherapy, speech and language therapy), Child and Adolescent Mental Health and audiology and tells you how you can get help from them.  "Simply click on the relevant…

Older People's Day 2022 - Enhancing Lives for Older People

Reading will be celebrating National Older People's Day on Friday September 30 with a free fun packed event at Broad Street Mall, 10am until 3pm, highlighting the contribution older people make to the Reading community. Older People’s Day coincides with the UN International Day of Older…