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  1. Brighter Beginnings - Early Years Inclusion Award

    The Early Years Inclusion Award is an outstanding achievement that settings can receive once they have demonstrated they are an inclusive setting to all children including those with additional needs. This award validates that settings are meeting the requirements for the SEND Code of Practice…
  2. What is Pathalogical Demand Avoidance (PDA)?

    What is PDA? Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is a developmental disorder which is distinct from autism but falls under the spectrum. It is a pervasive developmental disorder (meaning it affects all areas of development) and was first identified by Elizabeth Newson in 2003, although it…
  3. NHS Long Term Plan

    Here are some additional resources that have been made available following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan.  These include: NHS Long Term Plan - Easy read version A five minute video explaining provisions for learning disability and autism, featuring NHS England representatives Aaron…
  4. Brighter Futures for Children

    Brighter Futures for Children is a not-for-profit company, wholly owned by, but independent of, Reading Borough Council. The company took over responsibility for the delivery of Reading's children's social care, education (including SEND) and early help & prevention services in Reading in December 2018.  …
  5. Early Help

    On this page you will be able to find out more about Early Help. We work with parents, children, young people and alongside our partners in the wider Early Help community. Next review date January 2025
  6. Autism Support

    Autism Berkshire and Reading Mencap support people with autism and learning disabilities to build self esteem, onfidence and have more say and control over their own lives. https://www.autismberkshire.org.uk/ https://www.readingmencap.org.uk/    
  7. Maintaining Strength Balance and Flexibility

    As we get older we start to lose muscle strength, losing up to 30% between the ages of 50 and 70 years and this can make falls more likely. Even just one fall can cause a lot of pain and distress and have a huge impact on self confidence. You might…
  8. Learning Disabilities: Annual Health Checks

    People with learning disabilities often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This doesn't need to be the case. The Annual Health Check scheme is for adults and young people aged 14 or above with learning disabilities who need more health support and who…
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