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Whether you have just been diagnosed or have a long-term eye condition we offer a range of services to help living with sight loss: Independent living – housing issues, welfare rights and financial advice Technology – assistive technology advice and information Work – finding work,…
ADHD Directions is a parent run support group who support those affected by ADHD in a safe, non-judgemental environment by providing information and shared knowledge through informal meetings. They are based in Bracknell however, they welcome anyone from anywhere!  They meet regularly several times a…

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Are you Dyslexic? Do you think you might be? We offer full assessments for children and adults Employers and dyslexia Advice and Awareness training Assessments Teachers and Trainers Your dyslexia questions answered Awareness training
Suitable for parents with children of any age who have a special educational need and/or disability. The aim of the group is to offer peer support, signposting and advice. Term time only. Monthly drop-in, no need to book.
Around 6% of children starting school have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) – that’s an average of 2 in every classroom. Afasic is the UK charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties, working for their inclusion in society and…
Mobility aids and equipment for the benefit of elderly people as well as disabled children and adults. Advice and guidance pages. VAT Relief on disability aids If you are disabled or chronically sick, you may well be eligible for VAT relief.  Most disability aids can be…
Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not.  For some of our members, the wounds still run deep, even if their loved one may no…
Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. We believe alcoholism is a family disease that affects everyone in the family. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. They meet to share their experiences of having, or having…
National charity working to help reduce the problems that can be caused by alcohol. If you're worried about your own or someone else's drinking, contact Drinkline on 0300 123 1110 for a free, confidential conversation (weekdays 9am – 8pm, weekends 11am – 4pm).
If you think you have a problem with drinking, we're here to help. If you seem to be having trouble with your drinking, or if your drinking has reached the point of where it worries you, you may be interested to know something about Alcoholics…
We are continually seeking ways to improve the quality of life for people with allergy, intolerances and sensitivities by offering as much information as possible.   We work closely with GPs and Primary Health Care Services by providing up to date information and training in…
A 'User Led' independent and voluntary group that offers free support and advice to individuals on the autistic spectrum, their parents, carers and professionals within Wokingham and West Berkshire Boroughs, Berkshire UK. We aim to help improve services for children and adults with ASD, their…

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A fun free and friendly drop in coffee morning session for all families affected by Autism or related conditions (no diagnosis is required). No booking is required for this activity – please drop in during the opening times. Individuals, parent/carers, family members and friends are all very…

View original source on the Wokingham Borough Council's services directory website

Autism Advisor for Families offers: Support for families and carers post Autistic Spectrum Diagnosis by: Listening to parents concerns and answering questions Providing guidance and information for families Sign posting to other services and voluntary organisations. Managing and delivering training programmes for parents Parent Autism…
The ASD Advisory Service supports Local Authority mainstream schools and academies in managing the learning, behaviour and social skills needs of pupils on the Autistic Spectrum. The  work may include:  Providing support and guidance for staff working with pupils with ASD Providing training and development…
We can assess your child if they’re suspected of being on the autistic spectrum and are aged between one and 17½ years in West Berkshire, and five and 17½ years in East Berkshire. Our team is made up of speech and language therapists, psychologists, community paediatricians (West…

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Autism Berkshire's Benefits Service offers advice to individuals and families with autism living anywhere in Berkshire. Kevin Jackson, our qualified Benefits Adviser, has many years of experience working in the fields of benefits/access to work and autism.  He can help parents and carers of children…
Autism Berkshire's local Home Visit Support Worker, Amanda Walker, attends the monthly coffee mornings for parents and carers at Swings and Smiles in Thatcham, to offer drop-in advice about autism and to answer questions about our services. The coffee morningss are held from 9.30am to…
Autism Berkshire provides a wide range of workshops for parents and carers of children and young people living with autism. Among those available to West Berkshire residents are: Autism Seminars for Families on understanding autism; managing anger; and sensory needs. These take place at West…
Our club is aimed at young people aged 11-25 on the autism spectrum and typically of mainstream ability, we welcome beginners and talented artists. The young people who attend shape the programme of different art media and crafts activities that we  offer. Each session has…

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