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What is Autism?

What is autism? Autism is a complex developmental condition that typically appears during the first three or four years of a child's life, (girls are being diagnosed more frequently now as there is more knowledge about how autism effects girls). Autism impacts on the areas of…

Fostering & Adoption

This advice and guidance page describes the process for becoming a foster carer and/or adoptive parent.   Last reviewed May 2022.

Health Services (NHS) in Reading

Health services in Reading are delivered from local NHS Trusts, the first point of contact for most NHS services is usually from the Primary Care providers this includes GP’s, dentists, pharmacists, opticians including the NHS Walk In centre and NHS 111 telephone service. To find…

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.…

West Cluster Children Centres

  Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet West Cluster Children's Centres ~ current activities   Last reviewed November 2021

East Reading Cluster Children Centres

Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet East Cluster Children's Centres  current activities   Last reviewed November 2021

South Reading Cluster Children Centres

  Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet South Cluster Children's Centres ~ current activities     Last reviewed November 2021

West Central Cluster Children Centres

  Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet West Central Cluster Children's Centres ~ current activities     Last reviewed November 2021    

Childcare - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions - Finding the right services for your child can be stressful so we've compiled a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions that might help you.    Last reviewed June 2022