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ADHD

ADHD is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Symptoms of ADHD tend to be noticed at an early age and might become more obvious when your child's circumstances change, such as when they start school. The symptoms, usually noticed before…

Adult Autism Strategy

This strategy sets out the actions and activities that the Autism Partnership Board (APB) have taken so far and the six strategic priorities for future work to support autistic people in West Berkshire. The Strategy also seeks to have an impact on local services and…

Adult Placement - Shared Lives Scheme

Shared Lives aims to offer support to a variety of people with a differing range of needs and skills.  These can be people with learning disabilities, people with mental health problems, older people, care leavers, disabled children becoming young adults, parents with learning disabilities and…

Adults

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) many leisure activities, groups and lunch clubs have been suspended until further notice.  You are advised to check with the individual organisations for current information.   Coronavirus (COVID-19): Community Support Hub for information and advice in West Berkshire. Call…

Anxiety about health

Most of us worry about our health from time to time, and some of us have to manage serious medical conditions. But for some people, health worries become overwhelming and a problem in itself. Health anxiety (sometimes called hypochondria) is excessive worrying about your health, to…

Are you looking after someone?

Carers UK have produced useful Coronavirus guidance for unpaid Carers.  Is your emergency plan for the person you care for up to date? CarersUK have useful tips to ensure you remember everything. If you have received a NHS letter or are caring for someone who has, you can…

Asperger syndrome

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name for a range of similar conditions, including Asperger syndrome, that affect a person's social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be…
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