Learning Disabilities

Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs

This site identifies the best vocational training programs for the disabled this year.  Vocational training for the disabled offers a chance for employers to bring diversity into the workplace. People living with disabilities also need to know that there are specific laws which protect them.

Website: www.vocationaltraininghq.com

SEND Local Offer

We support children and young people (up to the age of 25) who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). We provide advice, information, and can carry out specialist assessments and give ongoing support where necessary. We provide some services ourselves, and arrange and fund other services.

Tel: 0118 937 3641

Website: www.reading.gov.uk

Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City?

A usual website which helps you evaluate the disability-friendliness of where you live.

Website: www.yourstoragefinder.com/special-needs-checklist

Renters Rights for People with Disabilities

Living independently is a goal for many young adults with disabilities. It’s an important part of having a fulfilling life, and the drive for freedom exists regardless of ability.

Website: www.justgreatlawyers.com/renters-rights

Reading.gov.uk

Support for children and young people (up to the age of 25) who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). They can provide advice, information and can carry out specialist assessments and give ongoing support where necessary.

They provide some servicesthemselves, and arrange and fund other services. You can see the full range or support available in  Local Offer.

To refer your child to the Children and Young People’s Disability Team, please call 0118 937 3641.

To refer to the Special Educational Needs Team, please speak to your child’s teacher or early years setting.

Website: www.reading.gov.uk/localoffer

Reading Your Way

Services offered:

  • Community support
  • Peer support
  • Social networking
  • Volunteering
  • Your Way
  • Your Way individually tailored support

Telephone: 0118 966 0240

Website: www.together-uk.org

Email: readingyourway@together-uk.org

Talkback Reading

Talkback in Reading focuses upon supporting and developing self advocacy, participation and involvement across the Borough. These groups empower people to raise issues and concerns about their lives, their services or their communities.

Website: www.talkback-uk.com

Wokingham Local Offer for 0-25 year olds with Additional Needs

Website: www.wokingham.gov.uk

West Berkshire Directory

West Berkshire Directory – Your one-stop shop for help and support in West Berkshire.

Website: www.directory.westberks.gov.uk

Guide to Remodeling a Home for Adults with Special Needs

This guide offers comprehensive solutions for families who care for young adults with special needs.

Website: www.bigrentz.com/how-to-guides

wokingham.gov.uk

Local Offer for 0 – 25 year olds with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

Website: www.wokingham.gov.uk

Berkshire Healthcare: Learning Disabilities (CTPLD)

Our team is made up of experienced healthcare professionals who will work together to give you a personalised care plan.

We also work in partnership with social workers and social service assessment officers to make sure you’re getting the best support possible.

Telephone: 01189 373742

Website: www.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk

Reading Mencap

We provide services for children and adults with learning disabilities and their parents and carers.

Telephone: 0118 966 2518

Website: readingmencap.org.uk

Email: office@readingmencap.org.uk