Useful Links

We hope you find these links useful.

Local support services for people with autism

Down Syndrome Association This site provides families and professionals with useful information about Down Syndrom

Autism Berkshire is an established charity providing comprehensive services for all ages of people with autism, their families, carers and professionals working in the field.

Reading MENCAP  This website is packed with information about Reading MENCAP and what it does to transform the lives of those with a learning disability of whatever age.

West Berkshire MENCAP exists to provide high quality services for people with learning disabilities, their families, carers and professionals

West Berkshire Local Offer provides information on the support offered by West Berkshire from birth up to the age of 25 years for children and young people who are assessed as needing it.

Reading Local Offer provides information on the support offered by Reading from birth up to the age of 25 years for children and young people who are assessed as needing it.

Reading Service provides information about the services Reading Borough Council offer

Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and direct, on-going support

Therapy toolkits which have been produced by specialists in the Children and Young People’s Integrated Therapies Team. They have been custom made to provide support to families and partner services who work with children in Berkshire in order to help them understand and promote children and young people’s development.

Children and Young People’s Integrated Therapies (CYPIT) work with children up to the age of 19 and their families to improve their chances of living a fulfilling life. They provide Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy and specialist Dietetic services for children throughout Berkshire.

Snacs is a counselling service specifically set up to support parents and carers who have a children with special needs and disabilities.

Daisy’s Dream supports children and their families who have been affected by the life threatening and illness or bereavement of someone close to them.

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else

Down Syndrome Association – An organisation in this country focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down’s syndrome.

The National Autistic Society is a leading UK charity for people with autism including Asperger’s and their families.

OfSTED Parent View gives you the chance to tell OfSTED who you think about Brookfields School.

SIGNALONG is committed to empowering children and adults with impaired communication to understand and express their needs, choices and desires by providing vocabulary for life and learning.

10 Minute Shakeup – Find loads of FREE Disney inspired games and activities featuring characters from favourite Disney films.

Parent Partnership is a confidential service which aims to promote partnership between parents of children with special educational needs and those who provide services that can support them.

ALAFIA provides support, information, advice and advocacy to black and minority ethnic families caring for disabled children or young people aged 0-25.

BBC Webwise is a fantastic site which offers lots of information on how to use the internet and social media sites

DfE School Performance Tables – Find schools and colleges in England and view school performance, characteristics, workforce, finance and OfSTED inspection outcomes. You can find and compare schools and colleges using a map, the search box or by following the quick links

Counselling Directory – This is a website to find a counsellor or psychotherapist in your area

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