Category Archives: Training

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New workshops focus on safeguarding autistic girls

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce a series of new workshops about safeguarding autistic girls, led by Berkshire-based autism advocate Carly Jones. The workshops, for autistic girls living in Berkshire, their parents and carers and professionals who work with them, will draw on material from Carly’s autistic girls-specific online safeguarding course called Boundaries, Bodies, Abuse and Reporting
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First aid training gives youth group members new skills

Members of three youth groups now know all about first aid thanks to a course hosted by Autism Berkshire. Thirteen children and teenagers who attend our Reading Games Club and Bracknell CAYP Youth Group were joined by children from the Wokingham ICE group last week for the course, held at Emmer Green Youth & Community
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Socialeyes course dates now available for autistic adults in Reading

A Socialeyes course to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life will take place in Reading this autumn. The course is free of charge and is open to autistic adults aged 18 and above who are residents of the Reading Borough Council area. Led by experienced trainers from Autism Berkshire, the course starts at the New Directions Centre, at 330 Northumberland Avenue,
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New Socialeyes and Independent Living courses for autistic adults on way

We are delighted to announce that we will be running more Socialeyes and Independent Living courses, to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life, in Slough and Maidenhead this autumn. Both courses, which are free of charge, are open to autistic adults aged 19 and above living in the Slough
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Free Pre-Assessment Workshop places available at seven venues across Berkshire

We have places available at a series of free Pre-Assessment Workshops for parents and carers with children aged 5+ who are waiting for a Berkshire CAMHS autism assessment, taking place at seven locations around the county before the school summer holidays start. The half-day workshops are as follows: Slough (at the YES Shop in the Queensmere shopping
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New Internet Safety Workshops offer parents advice on how to support children online

Autism Berkshire is launching free Internet Safety Workshops for Parents and Carers to help them support children and young people with autism to safely navigate the online world. Children, young people and adults with autism can be more vulnerable online. The workshops are designed to help parents and carers improve their own knowledge and confidence,
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Training courses for professionals in Slough offer an insight into autism

Professionals working in a range of roles can learn more about supporting people with autism on training courses being run by Autism Berkshire for the first time in Slough. The Introduction to Autism course provides an understanding of what autism is and what it feels like to have autism, as well as offering strategies and ideas
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Problem-Solving Toolkit Workshop offers advice to parents and professionals on services and easing disputes

Autism Berkshire is delighted to offer a new Problem-Solving Toolkit Workshop course for parents, carers and professionals in conjunction with Cerebra, the charity for children with brain conditions, including autism. The workshop will: Consider commonly-occurring problems that parents face accessing services Recognise different types of dispute Identify and use the problem-solving approaches within the Toolkit. The first
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Pre-Assessment Workshops available in Reading, Bracknell, Slough and Windsor

Details are now available for more free Autism Berkshire Pre-Assessment Workshops for parents and carers of children waiting for a Berkshire CAMH autism assessment. Places can now be booked at Pre-Assessment Workshops taking place in Reading, Bracknell, Slough and Windsor between now and March next year. We are arranging dates for sessions in Wokingham and
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Family Seminars on offer again for parents in Windsor & Maidenhead

Parents and carers living in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead can now register for free places at Autism Seminars for Families courses taking place in the autumn. The courses, developed by the National Autistic Society, proved very popular with parents and carers when we ran them in Windsor recently. Once again we will be offering
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