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Helpline service still available during office closure for Reading Festival

The Autism Berkshire office will be closed on Thursday, August 24, and Friday, August 25, as access in Richfield Avenue will be limited during the Reading Festival. However, our helpline service will be available as usual both days on 01189 594 594, between 10am and 1pm. The office will be open to visitors as usual from Monday
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Family Fun Day tickets still available for our event on Sunday

Tickets are still available for our family fun day for Autism Berkshire members at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground this coming Sunday, August 6. The event features a barbecue, with beefburgers and sausages from Jennings of Caversham butchers, plus salad and ice cream. Tickets are priced £15 for a family of up to two adults and up to
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Fun day tickets for Thames Valley Adventure Playground are fully booked

All the tickets for our next Autism Berkshire members’ Family Fun Day have now been booked, but you can join the waiting list if you still want to have a chance of coming along. If any families cancel their bookings before the event takes place on Sunday, June 4, at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground in Taplow, near Maidenhead, then we
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Swimming sessions will all take place on Saturdays in future

Our monthly autism-friendly family swimming sessions at the Rivermead Leisure Complex in Reading will now all take place on Saturdays. Due to operational changes at the leisure centre, it is no longer able to offer us sessions on Sundays. The change takes effect from next month, with the session previously planned to take place on
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Leisure activity details for Reading and Wokingham in 2017-18 now available

Autism Berkshire’s 2017-18 programme of leisure activities is taking shape. Details of sessions until March next year of the Reading Games Club, for children and teenagers with autism aged 8 to 15, or who are on the waiting list for diagnosis – plus their siblings – and the Wokingham Youth Group, for 8 to 17-year-olds,
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Get trampolining dates for summer term in your diary

The dates of our trampolining sessions for children and teenagers with autism aged four to 18 in Reading and Bracknell until July are now available. Trampolining is recognised to be a good way to encourage people with autism to get exercise and helps to improve motor skills and strengthen muscles. All the places at our
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Fun Day travel alert: M4 closed west of Theale on Sunday

Anyone travelling to our 2017 World Autism Awareness Day fun day at Bucklebury Farm Park on Sunday from Reading and the east of Berkshire should use the A4 from junction 12 of the M4 at Theale. Due to bridge repairs, the M4 will be shut all day both ways between junction 12 and junction13 at Chieveley, meaning that only traffic
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