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Bracknell Forest’s SEND Local Offer

The local offer is a guide to services which may be available for children and young people in Bracknell Forest with special educational needs and / or disabilities from birth to 25. It can be accessed here and you can search by category or by key word.

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Bracknell Forest’s THRIVE

Useful information specific to Bracknell Forest children and young people.

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The Autism Group

Providing social activities, parental support and courses.

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Berkshire Healthcare

Help sheets on a range of health needs including sensory needs, anxiety, motor skills and a wide range of other topics. Referral criteria to access CAMHS Occupational Therapy service / Speech and Language Therapy service and other services.

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Bracknell Parent & Carers Forum

A voluntary / independent group of parents / carers of children and young people who have special educational needs / disability living in Bracknell Forest, aiming to inform, shape and develop current and new services. They work alongside Bracknell Forest council, East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group, local schools and community groups to make a difference in Bracknell Forest.

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GEMS

GEMS Local service providing workshops, support and activities. The service is for children, young people and adults who are diagnosed with, or who may have, autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and their parents and carers.

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Getting Help Service

A Bracknell Forest NHS service, referrals are via Bracknell Forest early help.

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Healthier Together

Local advice and support to help manage and improve the health and wellbeing of babies, children and young people.

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Home Start Bracknell

Offering free, confidential support, friendship and practical help to parents.

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Parenting Special Children

Providing support for families with children with special educational needs, including a sleep service, courses and general support.

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Stepping Stones DS

Supporting families of children and young people with Down Syndrome.

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seAp

Providing health and social care advocacy to families with a disability or vulnerability.

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Talking Therapies

For those of 17 or over who would like to talk with a friendly and approachable NHS service that offers support with challenges like depression, stress, anxiety or phobias.

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The Wayz

Bracknell Forest youth club for children / young people with special educational needs.

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Wokingham and Bracknell Mencap

A charity supporting local adults and children with learning disabilities and / or an autism spectrum condition and their families.

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Youthline

Bracknell Forest face to face counselling service.

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