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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at dos@reading.gov.uk or fis@reading.gov.uk

Parent Workshops ~ Early Years SEND

The following free online workshops are being offered by Contact ~ for families. Contact is a leading UK charity. Who support families with the best possible guidance and information. Bringing families together to support each other. Help families to campaign, volunteer and fund-raise to improve life for themselves and others. Places can be booked on Eventbrite.

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17th June 7.30pm-9.30pm Money Matters 

For parents of young children (aged 0 to 5) with additional needs. Suitable for families in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Brighter Beginnings: Money Matters. For parents/carers of young children Tickets, Thu 17 Jun 2021 at 19:30 | Eventbrite

Course also running on 9th July 10am-12pm & 15th July 7.30pm-9.30pm visit website for more details.

 

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22nd June 10am 12pm How to handle meetings effectively 

Develop your skills for online and face2face meetings to help make the right decisions for your child with additional needs.

Brighter Beginnings:Handling Meetings.A Contact workshop for parents/carers Tickets, Tue 22 Jun 2021 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

Course also running on 14th July 7.30pm-9.30pm visit website for more details.

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23rd June 10am 12pm Brighter Beginnings: Encouraging Positive Behaviour in Children with SEND 

For parents/carers who have concerns about the behaviours of their children. Hear other parents' experiences and learn new strategies

Brighter Beginnings: Encouraging Positive Behaviour in Children with SEND Tickets, Wed 23 Jun 2021 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

Course also running on 13th July 7.30p,-9.30pm & 21st July 10am-12pm visit website for more details.

 

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24th June 7.30pm 9.30pm Early Years Education for children with SEND 

Find out what educational support is available in Early Years settings for your young child with additional needs

Brighter Beginnings: Early Years Education for children with SEND. Tickets, Thu 24 Jun 2021 at 19:30 | Eventbrite

Course also running on 20th July 10am-12pm visit website for more details.

Who to contact

Website
Contact ~ Brighter Beginnings workshops
Parent Organisation
Contact - For Families with Disabled Children

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.