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Children & Young People

ABC to Read

A local charity which works with schools to help raise literacy standards. We recruit, train and offer continuing support to volunteers who provide mentoring help to Berkshire primary school children who are struggling with reading and lack confidence.

0118 951 1336
Action for Children

Action for Children supports and speaks out for the UK’s most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.

01923 361 500
Adult Dyslexia Centre
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Offer full assessments for adults and children, advice and awareness training.

01628 670 054 / 07921022589
AskSARA
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AskSARA a simple easy to use Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) website. Just click on the area you are interested in – health, your home or daily activities, complete the simple questionnaire and receive a personalised report giving advice and suggestions for things that may help you to maintain your independence.

0300 999 0004 Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm
Berkshire Adolescent Service
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Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provide specialist services to help prevent, diagnose, manage and treat severe and enduring mental illness in young people.

Buddies West Berkshire

Aims to ensure that all children and young people aged 5-18 have equal access to leisure opportunities.

07833 127414

CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Berkshire CAMHS offers assessment and treatment when mental health problems affect children and young people up to the age of 18.

We offer a same day response for urgent cases referred by local hospitals and GPs (on weekdays only).

You will need to be referred to CAMHS by a professional such as your GP, social worker or school nurse. Please speak to them and they will put you in touch with us if they think we can help.

0300 365 0300
Child Disabilty Help
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Providing vital support to families in the UK with a child or children up to 18 years of age with a disability

Daisy’s Dream
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Daisy’s Dream supports children and their families affected by both life threatening illness and bereavement, throughout Berkshire and the surrounding areas.

0118 934 2604
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A national charity supporting deaf children, their families and practitioners.

0845 108 1437