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Highdown School
and Sixth Form Centre

Local Offer

Parents and carers of children with SEND can use the Local Offer to access information, advice, guidance and assistance about education, health and care services, voluntary agencies, leisure activities and support services including short breaks in one place. This information can be found on the Reading Services Guide.


Local Offer - Reading Services Guide


Reading Borough Council would like to gather feedback from parent carers, children and young people about the SEND Local Offer-Disc to help them further improve the information, accessibility, usage and assist them in developing and improving the service, working in partnership with families and young people. To give feedback or suggest new groups or services visit the Reading Borough website.




Useful Meetings, Events and Information


SEND Resources  




Autism Resource Centre

Big Rentz Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder
Caring 4 Our Kids A website set up by a  group of people who have family on the Autism Spectrum or who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia. They have various blog posts and information to support other families.
Just Great Lawyers Advocating for Students on the Autism Spectrum
PrAACtical AAC 30 Ways to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month
Sleep Junkie The Ultimate Guide to Helping Children With Autism Sleep Soundly at Night
Your Storage Finder

Moving With Autism - How to Plan Your Transition to a New Home

The Zebra

Traveling with Autism: How to Handle Safety, Transitions, and Time in Transit