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ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (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 may become more noticeable when a child's circumstances change, such as when they start school. Most…

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

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 their children,…

Adults

PLEASE NOTE: 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. The West Berkshire directory is a free, online one-stop shop providing information and advice on a wide range…

Are you looking after someone?

Is your emergency plan for the person you care for up to date? CarersUK have useful tips to ensure you remember everything. View the listing of categories on this page to find organisations that offer practical and emotional support for carers along with advice and information. Many…

Assessment for adult social care

Understanding your needs and circumstances to help you stay as independent as possible Before we can work out the best way forward in your situation, we'll talk to you to understand what you want and need. This may involve a discussion about resources in your community that might be…

Autism - Embrace Autism because....

It is a part of the lives of many families.  Whether that is having a child with autism, a partner, family member, friend or colleague.  You may have autism yourself.  People with autism have many positive qualities and given the right opportunities, the environment and support…
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