Child Health

Berkshire Child Health - Mobile app

Every parent or carer wants to know how to do what is best for their growing baby and to give them the best start in life. This resource aims to help you understand what to do and who to ask in a number of situations; including what to do when your baby or child is ill. Learn how to care for your child at home, when to seek advice from a health visitor or call a doctor and when to use emergency services.

Download from: Google Play: Berkshire Child Health app

Download from: iTunes: Berkshire Child Health app

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Advice, information and specialist assessments and ongoing support for children and young people (up to the age of 25) who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

Website: www.reading.gov.uk/localoffer

MindEd UK

MindEd is a free education resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults, families, professionals and volunteers.

Website: www.minded.org.uk

Twitter: @MindEdUK

Little Blue Book of Sunshine

The #littlebluebookofsunshine explains some of the things you can do right now to feel better, or who to turn to if things feel too much.

Call 0300 365 0300 if you have urgent concerns about a mental health problem or 999 if you are worried about your immediate safety.

Website: The Little Blue Book of Sunshine

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

Vaccination planner

View this vaccination calendar which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule