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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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Join the Autism Berkshire Lottery for the chance to win a £100 top prize each month and boost our funds

Do you want to be in with the chance of winning a monthly lottery jackpot of £100 and helping to support Autism Berkshire’s work at the same time? We are looking for more people to play our fundraising lottery, which also offers two runner-up prizes of £50 each and a further nine prizes of £10 each every
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Swimming session bookings can now be made online

To make it easier to register for free places at our autism-friendly family swimming sessions in Reading, from this week we are taking bookings online. Places can be reserved at the website, which we use already for bookings for our workshops, training courses and family fun days. The next session takes place this Saturday, May
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Join us for our family fun day at Thames Valley Adventure Playground

Autism Berkshire members can now book places at our next family fun day, which will take place at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground on Sunday, June 4. Please note that we are changing arrangements for bookings – rather than offering separate adult and child tickets, we are selling tickets for a family of up to two
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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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