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Bracknell parents can book places at more Family Seminar workshops

Parent and carers living in the Bracknell Forest area can now register for free places at Autism Seminars for Families courses taking place in June and July. The courses, developed by the National Autistic Society, proved very popular with parents and carers when we ran them in Bracknell and Windsor last year and earlier this year.
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New Socialeyes course on way for autistic adults in Reading

We will be running a Socialeyes course, to help autistic adults to develop social skills, in Reading from next month. This free course for adults on the autism spectrum, aged 18 or over, helps to develop social skills and understanding. The course will start at Reading Borough Council’s New Directions North Reading Centre, in Archway
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Positive Thinking and Family Seminar workshops for parents on the way

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce the return of free Positive Thinking workshops for parents and carers of children with autism and our first free National Autistic Society Family Seminar courses in the west of Berkshire. We will be running three Positive Thinking workshops at our office in Reading on Tuesdays May 9, June 6
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Courses for autistic adults still have free places available

We still have a limited number of places for autistic adults on new Socialeyes and Independent Living courses starting next month. These free courses are open to over-19s with a diagnosis of autism, who live in Slough and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. The Independent Living course focuses on basic everyday skills needed
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Workshops for parents and carers still have places available

Parents and carers still have time to book for the last few of our current runs of Pre-Assessment and Supporting Teenagers with Autism workshops later this month. We have free places available at Pre-Assessment Workshops for parents and carers with children on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism diagnostic assessment at the following
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Don’t miss out on Supporting Teenagers workshop in Wokingham

We still have free places available for parents and carers in Wokingham at a workshop on Supporting Teenagers with Autism which is taking place this Thursday, February 16. Led by Dr Liz Dawes, a clinical psychologist at the Centre for Autism at the University of Reading, the workshop will provide advice on communication, social skills and
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New advice course dates for parents and carers in Wokingham

Autism Berkshire is running two advice courses in Wokingham in the new year to support parents and carers looking after children with autism. The first is a two-day Mental Health First Aid course, on Wednesday, January 25, and Thursday, January 26, at Wokingham Town Hall, in Market Place. The course runs both days from 9am
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Pre-assessment workshops offer support to parents during wait for NHS autism assessments

Families across Berkshire currently face a wait of more than 12 months for an appointment after children are referred for diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions. Due to the length of the CAMHS waiting list, the NHS Clinical Commissioning Group federations in the east and west of Berkshire have contracted Autism Berkshire to help deliver advice
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More chances to benefit from Family Seminar courses

After running successful pilot sessions this year, Autism Berkshire will be providing more NAS Family Seminar courses for parents and carers living in the Windsor, Maidenhead and Bracknell areas in 2017. The seminars, which are free of charge, use course materials developed by specialists from the National Autistic Society. After feedback from previous course participants
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Workshops for parents and carers still have places available

We still have free places available at a number of workshops for parents and carers in the next two weeks. There are three sessions on Supporting Teenagers with Autism, for families with children aged 11+ with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism, who attend a mainstream school. The first is in Slough this Friday, December 2, with
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