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.
An Access to Work grant helps pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition so you can:
stay in work
start your own business
How much you get depends on your circumstances. The money doesn’t have to be paid back and will not affect your other benefits. There is no set amount for an Access to Work grant. How much you get depends on your circumstances.
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.
Action for ME is an organisation led by people with ME for people with ME.
Action On Hearing Loss offers care and support for people with hearing loss.
Offer full assessments for adults and children, advice and awareness training.
Advice Now have a useful guide which will assist you in choosing a school that is best for your child and includes how and when to apply for schools and what to do if your child is turned down for a place and tells you where to go for more help.
Aphasia is caused by damage to the language centres of the brain. This can be due to a stroke, head injury or a neurological condition, such as a brain tumour or as a side-effect of neurosurgery. Aphasia can also occur after a brain infection such as encephalitis or other neurological condition such as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.
Speakability supports adults who have acquired Aphasia.
The charity Afasic supports children who have developmental Aphasia.
Arthritis is not a life sentence, but it can be life changing. Simple daily tasks can become difficult and painful, while managing family life and juggling work can be exhausting. Adjusting isn’t always easy. But there are many people, services, products and benefits that can help.
Confidential Helpline is available to answer any specific questions you may have on all aspects of arthritis.
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.