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Events in 2019


Reading: Introduction to SEND Law
IPSEA will be running a training day for parents, carers (and supporting family members)

Date, time: 26 March 2019.
The day will start with registration at 9.45am. The training will begin at 10am and end at 2.30pm. There will then be a question and answer session until 3.15pm.
Venue: Reading Rugby Club
Details: Please follow the link for full details, agenda, how to book and cost

Brand new funding for young people's mental health in Reading
Come to our next coffee evening and meet Dr Hunter and discuss how this might best help your young person. (Booking essential)

Date: 3rd April, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Venue Krazy Play Days, Unit 7, Sterling Way, Tilehurst, Reading, RG30 6HW
Full details: Pdf

Free entry, light refreshment, siblings welcome.

To book your place, please email or telephone/text on 07516 185380.

Special United Chinese Takeaway evening

Date: 26th April, 5–7pm
Venue Avenue School, Conwy Close, Tilehurst RG30 4BZ
  £10 AMAZON VOUCHERS for all young people who take part!! – Plus free Chinese takeaway!!
Full details: Pdf

Charlotte Netherton-Sinclair, Youth Project Coordinator at Reading Voluntary Action, will be joining us to talk about the youth project at RVA and what young people want
from clubs in Reading.
The council have funding to provide a new club/short break in Reading. Come and have your say about which club you would like to have in Reading.

To book your place, please email


Special United event for Reading young people aged 11 - 25 years with additional needs and their siblings.

This was a great opportunity for young people to have their say on what leisure and sports activities they want to see in Reading. Dan Rook from Reading Football Community Trust and Luke Lloyd from Reading Play and Leisure were there to hear young people’s views.

Download the flyer of the event: pdf


Transition 16+ SEND Local Offer Newsletter December 2018

Details: You can find information on annual health checks, independent living, further education, training, employment and much more…
Newsletter: Pdf


SEND Local Offer Newsletter Winter 2018

Details: You’ll find news items, information, Early Years activities, holiday clubs, short breaks, Christmas Panto’s, events and much more…
Newsletter: Pdf




For more information Email


View the pdf link for information on another great evening and the Adult Social Care team



Functional life skills, Ability, Mental health, Individual needs, Learning support, Your voice, Your group

Details: Please see flyer attached for details of venues and sessions.

Children Centres are working with Reading Familes' Forum to support families with a child or parent who have an additional need for example emotional, behavioural, anxiety plus more.

Speakers are regularly invited to offer support at all of the Children’s Centres sessions.




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