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Start your summer break with our Family Picnic at Forbury Gardens in Reading

Get the summer holidays off to a great start at Autism Berkshire’s Family Picnic for families of children with autism and/or special needs at Forbury Gardens in the centre of Reading next Friday, July 27. The event, which is being held with support from the National Citizen Service, will run from noon to 3pm and features a variety
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Speaker evening in Bracknell with Dean Beadle promises to be an entertaining insight into autism

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce that our Bracknell Forest Support Worker Gemma Coventry has organised a speaker event this October featuring Dean Beadle, who talks about his experiences of life as an autistic person. The event is for autistic adults and young people, their parents and carers, and anyone with an interest in autism.
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Fantastic Reading Buses’ Open Day makes big difference to our fundraising

Reading Buses’ 2018 Open Day was a stunning success and gave a great boost to the amount being raised for Autism Berkshire as the company’s 2018 Charity of the Year. The event, on Sunday, July 1, was the biggest single fundraising event of our year-long partnership – but watch out for news of more activities
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Bargain early bird tickets for Autism Berkshire Winter Ball now on sale

Although it is still Spring, we are already looking forward to the Autism Berkshire 2018 Winter Ball. The ball will be held on the evening of Saturday, November 10, at the Hilton Hotel Reading, from 7pm to 12.30am. As usual, the proceeds will help to fund our work supporting autistic people and their families across
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Join us at Autism Awareness Week 2018 activities across Berkshire

Next week is Autism Awareness Week 2018 and Autism Berkshire will be out and about across the county to improve understanding and acceptance of autism among the public. We made an early start with an information stand at The Oracle Centre in Reading yesterday, pictured above, but there is plenty more to come over the next
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Fun day tickets for April on sale to Autism Berkshire members

Tickets can now be booked for the next Autism Berkshire members’ family fun day, which is at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground on Sunday, April 15. They are priced £5 per family, plus an 83p booking fee. As we have had problems with non-members booking tickets for recent fun days, we are now using a password-protected page
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Autism Awareness Week 2018 marked with information, fundraising and training activities across Berkshire

Autism Awareness Week 2018 runs from Monday, March 26, until World Autism Awareness Day on Easter Monday, April 2. Autism Berkshire is running a series of events for autistic people and their families in the run-up and during the week itself. Among the highlights will be an awareness-raising event to launch the week at Broad Street
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Professionals can get an insight into autism at courses in Maidenhead and Reading

Professionals working in a range of roles can learn about supporting autistic people on a training course being run by Autism Berkshire in Maidenhead in the run-up to Autism Awareness Week 2018 at the end of March. The Introduction to Autism course provides an understanding of what autism is and what it feels like to
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Youth groups and some trampolining this weekend cancelled due to winter weather

Due to the wintry weather and difficult travel conditions across Berkshire, we have decided to cancel some leisure activities scheduled to take place today and over the weekend. These are: Today: Bracknell CAYP Youth Group. Saturday: Reading Level Up Club; Wokingham Youth Group; Reading Crosfields Team B trampolining. A decision about whether the Slough Youth Group’s
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