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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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Pre-Assessment workshops in West Berkshire still have places available

There is still time to register for free places at our pre-assessment workshops for parents and carers in West Berkshire later this month. The half-day workshops provide advice for parents and carers of children aged 5+ who are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism spectrum assessment. Two sessions are available, in Calcot on
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Don’t miss out on Mental Health First Aid course in Reading

We still have places available on the first of our free Mental Health First Aid courses to help parents and carers support children and young people on the autism spectrum facing mental health issues. The two-day course, for parents and carers who live in the Borough of Reading, will take place at Autism Berkshire’s office in Richfield
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More advice workshops for parents of teenagers on way

A new series of free workshops to support parents and carers of teenage children with autism spectrum conditions in Berkshire starts later this month. After pilot sessions in Bracknell, Slough and Windsor & Maidenhead earlier this year, we are now able to offer the workshops in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire as well, thanks to
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West Berkshire pre-assessment workshops set to start

Parents and carers living in West Berkshire can now benefit from our popular pre-assessment workshops. The first of a series of sessions takes place on Monday, June 20, at the Calcot, Theale and Area Children’s Centre, in Curtis Road, Calcot, from 10am to 12.30pm. The workshops offer information for parents and carers of children aged
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