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Advice service in Slough for parents, carers and autistic adults expands as part of SPACE project

Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to offer an enhanced advice service for 2018 to autistic adults and to parents and carers of children with autism living in Slough, as part of the SPACE (Slough Prevention Alliance Community Engagement) scheme.   SPACE brings together more than 40 local charities and organisations, led by Slough Council for Voluntary Services, to provide residents of the Borough
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Phone line back in action – you can now call us at our new office

Our phone line is now back in action, so you can call our new office at 40 Caversham Road in Reading on the usual number – 01189 594 594. The Helpline autism-related advice service is available between 10am and 1pm and you can also email enquiries to the team at any time using the address contact@autismberkshire.org.uk
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Phone line problem after office move – please email us for the time being

Good morning from our new office at 40 Caversham Road in central Reading, which is now open. Unfortunately we are having some teething troubles with the phone line. For the time being, if you need to contact our Helpline team, or have another enquiry, please email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and include a telephone number, so that
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Autism Berkshire offers improved range of advice and help with benefits applications and appeals

Autism Berkshire’s specialist benefits advice service is expanding. Our expert adviser Kevin Jackson can now provide a wider range of advice and support to people applying for benefits. The changes come ahead of scheduled introduction of Universal Credit in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire from December. The benefits service is available to anyone living with autism in the
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Volunteers needed to support our Autism Hour event at the Oracle Centre in Reading

Autism Berkshire is teaming up with the Oracle Centre in Reading to support the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour campaign next month and we need volunteers to help at the event. The campaign, during the week starting October 2, aims to encourage shops and businesses to take simple steps to create a more autism-friendly world.  Autism
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Warning to parents about open windows after two children hurt in falls

After two children were treated at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in the past fortnight for head injuries suffered in falls from windows, parents and carers are being urged to take extra care during the current hot weather. Both children, of pre-school age, fell from first-floor windows and had to be transferred to specialist units for further treatment.
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Advice events for parents coming up in Reading

Two advice events taking place in Reading later this month will be of interest to parents and carers of children with autism living in the town. On Wednesday, May 10, UTC (University Technical College) Reading is organising an evening for parents about autism. The school, which specialises in computer science and engineering education for 14 to 19-year-olds, is
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