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Reading College

Service has Local Offer

Reading College has published their Local Offer providing information on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

At Reading College, we do our best to ensure that our students go further.

Whether starting your career, planning a career change or career progression, we will equip you with the employability skills and confidence to succeed in the workplace.

Whichever course you choose you will find that learning here is a shared experience. You will learn in collaboration with your tutors and peers using the latest technology.

Learning won’t just take place in the classroom; you will learn in our industry standard facilities, learning zones and on trips. Most importantly learning here is fun and directly relevant to your chosen industry.

We have created a friendly and vibrant community at the College to ensure that students work hard, but also enjoy their time here.

Learners with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

Are you looking for a college that will cater to your additional learning needs? We understand how much attention each individual situation requires, and provide a range of support for Learners with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities (LLD/D).

This includes support for deaf students/those with hearing impairment, students with mobility difficulties, medical conditions such as epilepsy, and specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.

We are experienced in helping students with chronic fatigue syndrome, autistic spectrum disorders such as Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, mobility impairments, visual impairments and speech impairments. We also work with students with long term medical conditions and mental health difficulties.

We provide:

  • advice and information on disability support and reasonable adjustments at the college
  • individual support plans
  • access arrangements in exams
  • specialist equipment
  • support workers e.g. note-takers, communication support workers for deaf students, mentors
  • liaison with academic department staff
  • assistance with diagnostic and needs assessment and Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) applications

Our course vary – from gaining independent living skills to preparing for employment through work placements or working in the LLD/D run shop, we’ll help you go further.

We are always available to talk, so please contact us if you would like to discuss any support needs. We are here to help!

Learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LLD/D) courses are for 16-25 year olds

Reading College offers personal care and equipment such as a hoist. Toileting assistance - changing facilities

Who to contact

Michelle Parks / Elaine
0800 371434 (reception) / 0800 612 6008 (switchboard)
0118 955 4582
0118 955 4774

Where to go

Reading College
KIngs Road


This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations