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Stepping Stones DS is a group run by parents, for parents and carers of children with Down Syndrome in North Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey. They meet up once a month for informal coffee mornings and also hold other events such as summer trips out, Christmas…

View original source on the Bracknell Forest Local Directory

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
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…
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…
We are a 'User Led' independent and voluntary group that offers support, advice and activities for individuals on the autistic spectrum and/or other learning disabilities, their parents, carers or professionals within Wokingham & West Berkshire. We have family liaison workers who can offer free advice, support…

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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…
Autism is a lifelong developmental condition which affects the way that individuals communicate with and relate to other people. It affects how they make sense of the world around them. People with autism often prefer routine and may struggle with change. They may have particularly…

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Autism Berkshire was set up in 1990 by parents of children with autism, autism-related problems and challenging behaviours. We now have more than 600 members, including individuals, families and professionals. The main aims of the charity are to provide a comprehensive advice and information service for…
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…
Members of our family support team attend coffee mornings for parents and carers at the Swings & Smiles playcentre in Thatcham, to offer free drop-in advice about autism and to answer questions about our services. We normally attend the coffee morning on the first Friday of every…
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 Thatcham…
Our club is aimed at young people aged 14-25 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…

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

This is a social group for young people on the autism sectrum based around gaming on popular consoles such as the PS4, Wii U or XBox. The games and activities are led by the young people's interests. All our games will be multi-player to encourage friendship…

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