Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Wokingham Youth Group for 8 to 17-year-olds

The group is for children and young people aged 8 to 17 who are resident in the Borough of Wokingham and have a diagnosis of an ASC, or are on the waiting list for an assessment for an ASC, and their siblings. To book places call 01189 594 594 or email admin@autismberkshire.org.uk

Games Club for children aged 8 to 15

New members must be Reading residents, existing members from anywhere in Berkshire may continue to attend. To register or find out more about the Games Club, please call 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Reading Meadway Trampolining

For children and young people aged four to 18 with autism spectrum conditions. Please note, sessions are divided into two one-hour classes from 2-3pm and 3-4pm. To go on the waiting list please call the office on 01189 594 594 or email trampolining@autismberkshire.org.uk

Autism Berkshire – NAS Family Seminar, Managing Anger WINDSOR

This course is suitable for parents and carers of children who have been diagnosed with autism or an autism spectrum condition (ASC). The workshop is delivered by Gemma Coventry, our Home Visit worker in Bracknell, and is free of charge. Managing Anger, looking at distressed behaviour and meltdowns in children with ASC, how to cope
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Autism Berkshire Pre-Assessment Workshops ages 5+ WOKINGHAM

This workshop is suitable for parents and carers of children who are on the Berkshire CAHMS waiting list for an ASD Pathway assessment. The courses are delivered by trained staff from Autism Berkshire who are also parents of children and young people on the autism spectrum. The courses are funded by the Local Transformation Fund
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Autism Berkshire Bracknell Carers Day – Deep relaxation and mindfulness

Deep relaxation session and light lunch, followed by a Mindfulness and Physio session hosted by Katia Cornwall who is a certified Deep Relaxation Yoga Nidra teacher. Signal4carers will be attending during the lunch period of the session to answer any questions and promote the services they offer. 11:30-12:30 – Deep relaxation 12:45-1:45 – Lunch 2:00-3:00
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Autism Awareness Week: Microsoft Xbox Labs visit

Visit the Xbox Labs at Microsoft UK headquarters. Play on 10 linked consoles and enjoy the laptop experience area. For over-18s only from the Bracknell Forest council area with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition, 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Collection and drop-off at Bracknell railway station, in Market Street.

Free of charge but only 15 places are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more details and to book places for the visit, please email garrick@autismberkshire.org.uk

Maidenhead ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Autism Berkshire Pre-Assessment Workshops ages 5+ SLOUGH

This workshop is suitable for parents and carers of children who are on the Berkshire CAHMS waiting list for an ASD Pathway assessment. The courses are delivered by trained staff from Autism Berkshire who are also parents of children and young people on the autism spectrum. The courses are funded by the Local Transformation Fund
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Autism Awareness Week: Benefits advice at Dingley’s Promise coffee morning

Autism Berkshire’s Benefits Adviser Kevin Jackson will be at a coffee morning at Dingley’s Promise’s Wokingham Centre, to talk about Disability Living Allowance for children with special needs, including autism, other benefits available to their families and to answer questions.

Autism Awareness Week: Bracknell Sports Day

Hosted by Matt Rowell, of Bracknell Forest Council’s wellbeing and leisure team. Activities are Ten Pin Bowling at Hollywood Bowl at The Point, in Skimped Hill Lane, RG12 1EN, from 11am to 1pm, Badminton and Short Tennis from 2pm to 4pm at Bracknell Leisure Centre and Racquetball and Table Tennis, also at Bracknell Leisure Centre, from 7pm to 8.20pm. No booking is necessary, so just turn up. Please note there are fees for the activities, £5.78 for two games of bowling and £3.35 each for the other activities.

Craft Group – Reading

The group, meeting every Tuesday during school terms, gives parents and carers an opportunity to socialise, get creative, learn new skills and help Autism Berkshire to raise funds, by making cushions, decorations, lavender bags, candles and other items to be sold at events we attend. For more information about the club, call 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Windsor Youth Group for 8 to 17-year-olds

The group is for children and young people aged 8 to 17 who are resident in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition, or are on the waiting list for an assessment for an ASC, and their siblings. To book places call 01189 594 594 or email admin@autismberkshire.org.uk

Autism Awareness Week: Information event at YES Shop, Slough

Autism Berkshire’s Slough programme manager Clare Johnson-Alem, will be at the YES (Youth Engagement Slough) Shop to answer questions about our services. Drop in and enjoy a tea or coffee break while you are shopping at the Queensmere Centre.

Autism Awareness Week: Bracknell Games Day

For people with autism from the Bracknell Forest area. Come along to the NRG Youth Centre, in Coopers Hill, Bracknell, between 11am and 6.30pm to play Xbox, computer and board games. Free event, no booking needed. For more details, email garrick@autismberkshire.org.uk

Autism Awareness Week: Maidenhead information event

Autism Berkshire and other members of the Windsor & Maidenhead Autism Partnership Board will be at an information and awareness-raising event in the Nicholson Shopping Centre. Please come along and say hello if you are in the town centre.

Autism Awareness Week: Information event at Reading Walk-in Health Centre

Autism Berkshire staff will be at the Reading Walk-in Health Centre, in the Broad Street Mall, to answer questions about our services. Please come along and say hello if you are in the town centre.

Bear With Me adult social group – Maidenhead

Weekly social group for over-18s who have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition and their carers, meeting at The Bear pub in Maidenhead town centre. For more details contact the office on 01189 594 594 or email the group co-ordinator, Helen Harris, at helen@autismberkshire.org.uk

Autism Berkshire Supporting Teenagers with Autism workshop – WINDSOR

These tailored sessions focus on communication, social skills and mental health to support parents and carers of teenage children with autism spectrum conditions who were diagnosed while attending nursery or primary school. The workshops are led by specialist psychologists and speech therapists from the Centre for Autism at the University of Reading who work with
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Autism Awareness Week: Bracknell Information Day

Free, drop-in event. Autism Berkshire staff will be at Bracknell Open Learning Centre to talk about our services and autism. We will be joined by representatives of Bracknell Forest Council’s Breakthrough supported employment service, supported living specialists Excel Support Services and Sorelle Support, and the team from Wokingham, Bracknell & Districts Mencap. For more details, email garrick@autismberkshire.org.uk

Bracknell CAYP Group

For children and young people aged nine to 18 on the autism spectrum who live in the Bracknell Forest area. The group meets every Friday during school terms. For more information, click here, call 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Autism Awareness Week: Autism Berkshire at Bracknell Forest Parent Forum event

Autism Berkshire will have an information stall at the Bracknell Forest Parent Forum’s Supporting Young People with SEND to Have Good Adult Lives event. Click here for details of the full programme for the day and to register free of charge. For more information about the event, call Audrey on 07541 668115 or Debbie on 07541 680804, or email bracknellparentforum@virginmedia.com

Autism Berkshire Fun Day at Bucklebury Farm to Celebrate World Autism Day

To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day we are delighted to have the run of Bucklebury Farm Park from 10.30am to 4.30pm on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Come and meet the Autism Berkshire team. Included in the the ticket price is the entrance fee, the play barn, pat-a-pet experience, deer safari and a tractor ride. We have
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197 Club adult social group, Reading

Social group for over-18s who have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition and their carers, meets fortnightly. Every other meeting takes place at The Outlook pub. Venues for other meetings vary and can include bowling arcades, restaurants or walks. Click here for details of venues. For more information about the group contact the office on 01189 594 594 or email the group co-ordinator, Kevin Jackson, at 197club@autismberkshire.org.uk

Craft Group – Reading

The group, meeting every Tuesday during school terms, gives parents and carers an opportunity to socialise, get creative, learn new skills and help Autism Berkshire to raise funds, by making cushions, decorations, lavender bags, candles and other items to be sold at events we attend. For more information about the club, call 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Cancelled: Lego Club – Woolhampton

Please note that the Lego Club session scheduled for Saturday, April 8, has been cancelled due to staffing issues as a result of the Easter holiday. We apologise for any disappointment.

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Reading Meadway Trampolining

For children and young people aged four to 18 with autism spectrum conditions. Please note, sessions are divided into two one-hour classes from 2-3pm and 3-4pm. To go on the waiting list please call the office on 01189 594 594 or email trampolining@autismberkshire.org.uk

Family Swimming – Reading

Free session open to families who have a child on the autism spectrum. Please note you need to book for these sessions. Call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and give your name and the number of children and adults attending the session to ensure sufficient lifeguard coverage.

Autism Berkshire Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Workshop Reading

Autism Berkshire runs Disability Living Allowance workshops for parent/carers to help them with completing a DLA claim for their child (under 16’s) with autism. The workshops are run by Kevin our trained Benefits Adviser and are available free to residents of Berkshire, as we receive funding from the New Directions.Workshop Aims: What is DLA and how to
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Autism Berkshire Independent Living Course in Maidenhead for ages 19+ (8 sessions over 9 weeks)

FREE 8 week course over 9 weeks starting: Every Tuesday from the 18th of April till the  13th of June 2017. These workshops are for adults on the autistic spectrum disorder. They are to help them learn basic every day skills needed for an independent life, whilst each week preparing, cooking and sharing a meal
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Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Bracknell ASC Parent Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Autism Berkshire Socialeyes course at Langley College for ages 19+ (8 weeks)

Monday evenings from 6-8pm starting on the 24th April 2017 and ending on the 26th June 2017 (dates may vary due to bank holidays). An eight week course facilitating social skills and social understanding with people on the autism spectrum. This course focuses on eight different social skills that people with autism can have difficulty
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197 Club adult social group, meal out

Social group for over-18s who have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition and their carers, meets fortnightly. Every other meeting takes place at The Outlook pub in Reading. Venues for other meetings vary and can include bowling arcades, restaurants or walks. For more details, contact the office on 01189 594 594 or email the group co-ordinator, Kevin Jackson, at 197club@autismberkshire.org.uk

Meal out at somewhere new. Venue to be decided.

Maidenhead ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Windsor ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Family Swimming – Reading

Free session open to families who have a child on the autism spectrum. Please note you need to book for these sessions. Call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and give your name and the number of children and adults attending the session to ensure sufficient lifeguard coverage.

197 Club adult social group, Reading

Social group for over-18s who have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition and their carers, meets fortnightly. Every other meeting takes place at The Outlook pub. Venues for other meetings vary and can include bowling arcades, restaurants or walks. Click here for details of venues. For more information about the group contact the office on 01189 594 594 or email the group co-ordinator, Kevin Jackson, at 197club@autismberkshire.org.uk

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Bracknell ASC Parent Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

197 Club – Bowling in Wokingham

Social group for over-18s who have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum condition and their carers. Meet at Wokingham Super Bowl at 6.30pm. For more details contact the office on 01189 594 594 or email 197club@autismberkshire.org.uk

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Family Swimming – Reading

Free session open to families who have a child on the autism spectrum. Please note you need to book for these sessions. Call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and give your name and the number of children and adults attending the session to ensure sufficient lifeguard coverage.

Windsor ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Bracknell ASC Parent Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Maidenhead ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Family Swimming – Reading

Free session open to families who have a child on the autism spectrum. Please note you need to book for these sessions. Call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and give your name and the number of children and adults attending the session to ensure sufficient lifeguard coverage.

Windsor ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Bracknell ASC Parent Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Family Swimming – Reading

Free session open to families who have a child on the autism spectrum. Please note you need to book for these sessions. Call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and give your name and the number of children and adults attending the session to ensure sufficient lifeguard coverage.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Family Swimming – Reading

Free session open to families who have a child on the autism spectrum. Please note you need to book for these sessions. Call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594 or email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and give your name and the number of children and adults attending the session to ensure sufficient lifeguard coverage.

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Reading ASC Support Group

These meetings provide a chance for local parents and carers to meet and share experiences and support. They are free, very informal and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. For more details, email contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Lego Club – Woolhampton

For children aged eight to 15 with an autism spectrum condition. Cost £5 per session. For more information or to book, email Jo on jo@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.

Women’s Support Group – Reading

The group provides a forum for women living in Berkshire who are diagnosed as autistic, or who self-identify as autistic, to discuss how autism affects them. Mothers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions can also find support to explore the possibility that they may also be autistic. For more information or to register to attend meetings, email us at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk or call the Autism Berkshire office on 01189 594 594.