Walking group for autistic adults takes first steps

Autism Berkshire is launching a walking group, in response to requests from autistic adults. The first walk, on Tuesday, January 18, will start at 10.30am from the forecourt at the entrance to Maidenhead railway station, and follow a route through the south of the town and the Braywick Nature Reserve. It follows a successful trial
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Friday Lunch Break switches to fortnightly sessions

Our free Friday Lunch Break online get-togethers for parents and carers of autistic children and young people in Berkshire are switching to a fortnightly schedule for the rest of this year. The Friday Lunch Break gives parents and carers an opportunity to chat, share issues and ideas and get advice in a friendly and informal
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Autism Alert Card scheme grows to serve Thames Valley

After a successful decade in its home county, the Berkshire Autism Alert Card scheme is expanding to serve the Thames Valley region. The Thames Valley Autism Alert Card is a joint initiative of Autism Berkshire, Thames Valley Police, local authorities and other autism support organisations in the region. The card provides a quick and easy
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Have your say about autism-friendly museums

Do you or your family attend autism-friendly and quiet hour type events and activities at museums and similar venues? The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL), which is part of the University of Reading, and Reading Museum are currently reviewing their autism-friendly programmes post-Covid and want to find out about changes or improvements autistic
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