Local Offer - Each Local Authority is required to publish a Local Offer to bring together information about services for children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families. The Local Offer enables families to see the range of services available in the local area and how to access them. Click here for more details of Reading Borough Council's Local Offer. 

Disability Register - this is a database on which you can choose voluntarily to register your child or young person’s  details in order to help your local authority plan ahead for services. Click here for details of Reading's Disability Register.





Dingley’s mission is to deliver life changing support to under 5s with additional needs & disabilities and their families.  They hold coffee mornings and stay and play sessions for children with SEND in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire.  More details can be found on these links:  Coffee Mornings  Stay and Play  A referral form for Dingleys Promise can be found here.

Swings & Smiles hold mini mornings for under 5s in Thatcham and Reading.  For details of the Reading group, please click here.




Royal Berkshire Audiology  Royal Berkshire Orthoptics

Our pre-school groups are a great way to meet specialists, families and other children with sensory impairments.  Busy Bees is for children with a vision impairment and Chatty Monkeys is for our hearing impaired children. Please click here for more information.

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