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Autism Berkshire welcomes NHS mental health services transformation plan

Autism Berkshire welcomes the Government’s plan to expand NHS mental health services and to create 21,000 new jobs over the next few years, including 2,000 more nurses, consultants and therapists for CAMHS teams. The announcement by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt that £1.3 billion would be invested to provide the extra staff and to retain existing
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Ping Pong Parlour invites autistic adults in Maidenhead to try table tennis free of charge

Autistic adults living in Windsor & Maidenhead are being invited to take part in free ping pong sessions at the Nicholson Centre in Maidenhead town centre every Wednesday evening during the summer. The special autism-friendly sessions will run between 6pm and 7pm from Wednesday this week, July 19, until Wednesday, August 30. The Pop-up Ping Pong Parlour is opposite the Tesco
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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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Steph and Nathan step out on fundraising walk to support our Bracknell Adult Social Group

Steph Guest and Nathan Ross, who are members of our Bracknell Adult Social Group, completed an eight-mile sponsored walk on Sunday to raise funds for the group. So far they have collected £145 in sponsorship and donations towards a £170 target they set themselves. Donations can still be made online at Steph’s Justgiving page. Their route
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Sponsor Stephanie’s walk to raise funds for our Bracknell Adult Social Group

Stephanie Guest, who attends our Bracknell Adult Social Group, is doing a sponsored walk on Sunday, June 4, to raise funds for the group. She has set herself the target of raising £170, with more than £80 pledged already online. When other sponsorship is added, the current total she has raised so far is more than
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Shop at the Co-op and raise funds to support Autism Berkshire’s Helpline

By shopping at the Co-op over coming months, you can help to fund the Autism Berkshire Helpline, the only autism-specific service of its kind in the county. We are working with the Co-op’s Local Community Fund to raise money for the Helpline. Anyone who is a member of the Co-operative can support us by choosing to give
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