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Pre-assessment workshops for parents of children waiting for autism assessment still have free places available

Is your child on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism assessment? Do you want advice on what support is available while you wait for an appointment? We still have places available at free pre-assessment workshops for parents and carers in towns across Berkshire over the next couple of weeks. They run for two-and-a-half hours
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Pre-Assessment and Supporting Teenagers workshop places open for booking

Details are now available for more free Autism Berkshire training and advice workshops for parents and carers of children and teenagers with autism. We will be running six Pre-Assessment Workshops for 2017-18 in Bracknell, for parents and carers living in the Bracknell Forest council area with children aged 5+ who are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting
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Extra time to take part in Reading EHC Plans survey

Reading Borough Council’s Special Educational Needs Team has extended the deadline for children and families living in Reading, who have a finalised Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan, to take part in a survey on the process. The aim of the survey is find out about people’s experiences of going through the EHC Needs Assessment or the
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New courses for autistic adults on way in East Berkshire

We will be running more Socialeyes and Independent Living courses, to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life, from January next year. The Socialeyes course starts at East Berkshire College’s Langley campus, in Station Road, on Monday, January 9, at 6.30pm. Classes last for two hours and the course runs
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Don’t miss out on offer of free flu vaccinations

There is still time to get a free flu vaccination as part of the NHS’s Stay Well this Winter campaign. Anyone with a learning disability or who cares for someone with a learning disability, including autism spectrum conditions, is entitled to a free vaccination, along with over-65s, pregnant women and young children. The NHS and public
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New course offers help to parents supporting children with mental health issues

Many children and young people with autism spectrum conditions face severe and complex mental health issues. To help parents and carers to support children and teenagers aged from 8 to 18, Autism Berkshire is now offering free two-day Mental Health First Aid courses to provide them with information about mental health, how to deal with
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