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Attendance and elective home education

If children do not attend school regularly, they may not be able to keep up with school work. In a busy school day it is difficult for schools to find the extra time to help a child catch up. If a child misses just five…

Autism - Slough Borough Council

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An autism spectrum disorder is a complex developmental disorder that affects the way a person communicates and relates to people around them. The term autism spectrum is often used because the condition varies from person to person. Some people with the condition may also have…

Autism pre diagnosis information pack

If you suspect your child is displaying signs of autism and are seeking a diagnosis, the process can feel daunting and overwhelming. Often there is not one single pathway to getting a diagnosis and it can feel as though there is little information or support…

Be creative - arts, crafts, music, drama and dance

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Creative arts are activities that engage your imagination and include activities such as art, dance, drama and music. They stimulate your creativity and cultivate your ability fostering flexibility of the mind. If you are into creative arts, music or dance, check out what Slough has to offer.…

Beat

Beat offers a non-judgemental space to share feelings and thoughts around eating disorders. They can also provide information or support to explore options for help. The helpline and web chat is available 9am–8pm on weekdays and 4pm–8pm on weekends and bank holidays. Beat call: 0808…

Benefits and tax credits - Contact for families of disabled children

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There are a number of benefits and tax credits that you may be entitled to. Some benefits can be paid because your child is disabled while others may be paid to you for other reasons. For example, you may be getting disability living allowance (DLA)…

Bereavement support - resources

Existing MindEd content The following are bereavement support information for parents and carers, co-created by parent experts by experience with a professional author, accessible on the MindEd website in the Families section - commissioned by DfE in 2016. Death and Loss (for parents and carers with Easy…

Berkshire Healthcare Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

CAMHS provide support for children and young people whose difficulties are very distressing and who are registered with a GP in East Berkshire. You can be referred to CAMHS by: your parents teacher social worker or GP. If you are over the age of 16,…

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust and NHS East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group Commissioning of Healios Autism Assessments - Information sheet for parents/carers/professionals January 2019

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Rational for Healios Assessments Nationally there has been an increase in the numbers of children and young people referred for an autism assessment. This has been evident in East and West Berkshire where over 1200 children and young people are referred annually for an autism…

Berkshire Opportunities

Berkshire Opportunities is the premier gateway in the area to find out about: career options apprenticeships local courses live vacancies understand more about the sectors who are still recruiting and those who are likely to recover most quickly. Speak with the friendly and helpful careers guidance…