Find and choose the right services

Education SEN

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
Advice Now

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.


Disabled Parents Network (DPN) are a national organisation whose aim is to increase society’s acceptance of disability in parenthood and provide support information and advice to disabled parents and their families.

0300 3300 639

A Special Needs Schools guide to help you find a suitable special school for your child.
, have information on assessments, statements and types of support available during your child’s school years.

Specal needs UK

This site contains comprehensive information on an extensive range of schools and support groups for children of all ages with special needs.
You can use our databases to search for the right special needs school or support group for your child, review upcoming events for those with educational special needs or working in the field, or simply contact us to find out more.

Special Needs UK

Special Needs UK have a directory of special schools with a useful and easy to use search menu so you can narrow down the search results to your specific requirements.

High quality residential, therapeutic and educational services to individuals over the age of 18, who fall on the borderline of learning disability and complex emotional needs.

01635 580062

West Berkshire Council Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disabled Children’s Team

Located at: Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury

01635 519713

Formerly the Parent Partnership Service, Parent2Parent Service (P2P) is an independent, impartial statutory service which supports the parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and the professionals who work with them.

01635 279200