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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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Trampolining at Crosfields School on Saturday cancelled

Due to the forecast of continued wintry weather into the weekend, Crosfields School in Reading will be closed until Monday, so we will not be able to run Saturday’s trampolining session there. Our apologies for any disappointment this may cause. We will keep you updated on any further changes to our planned programme of leisure
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Special drop-in benefits advice session for autistic adults and carers in Slough

Autistic adults and parents and family members who act as carers to people with autism living in Slough will be able to get advice about benefits applications at a special drop-in session next Wednesday, February 14. Our benefits expert Kevin Jackson will be available to offer advice about eligibility and applications or appeals, at the
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Join us for Autism Berkshire’s AGM and Harry Potter exhibition display and talk

Autism Berkshire’s AGM takes place at Battle Library in Reading this Thursday. As well as conducting the formal business of the annual general meeting, including the election of trustees, the event will provide an opportunity to see display panels from the British Library’s current Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition, and to watch a screening
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Autism Berkshire AGM features Harry Potter exhibition panels and talk

Autism Berkshire’s annual general meeting will be held at Battle Library in Reading on the evening of Thursday, January 25, 2018. As well as conducting formal AGM business, including the election of trustees, the event will provide an opportunity to see display panels from the British Museum’s current Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition,
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Internet course helps autistic adults in Bracknell stay safe online

Autistic adults living in the Bracknell Forest area are being invited to attend a free workshop about Staying Safe on the Internet next week. The evening workshop is on Wednesday, November 15, from 6.30pm to 9pm, at the Willows and Maples Children’s Centre, in Priestwood Court Road, Bracknell, where our adult social group meets. It will be an informal and interactive event,
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Bear With Me social group in Maidenhead celebrates 10th birthday

Members of Autism Berkshire’s Bear With Me social group for autistic adults will mark a special milestone at their meeting tonight – its 10th anniversary. Just six people attended the first meeting in September 2007. Today there are more than 50 members on the register, who will celebrate the occasion with a specially-decorated birthday cake, pictured above. The
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Snap up free tickets for relaxed performance of AnimAlphabet at The Curve in Slough

Autism Berkshire has teamed up with The Curve cultural centre in Slough to offer families free tickets to enjoy a relaxed performance of the children’s musical show AnimAlphabet this Saturday. The performance is at 11am, with sound and lighting specially adjusted to help children with autism and other conditions. A British Sign Language interpreter will be there too. AnimAlphabet, performed by
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