Bargain early bird tickets for Autism Berkshire Winter Ball now on sale

Although it is still Spring, we are already looking forward to the Autism Berkshire 2018 Winter Ball. The ball will be held on the evening of Saturday, November 10, at the Hilton Hotel Reading, from 7pm to 12.30am. As usual, the proceeds will help to fund our work supporting autistic people and their families across
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Daredevil bus driver Darcey signs up for skydive to support Autism Berkshire

Reading Buses’ driver Darcey Harrington is stepping out from her cab to skydive from a plane 12,000ft above Salisbury Plain to raise money for Autism Berkshire. All the money she collects in sponsorship will be going to Autism Berkshire, as we are Reading Buses’ 2018 Charity of the Year. She has set herself a target
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Positive Thinking workshop in Reading includes a look at relaxation techniques

Autism Berkshire’s next free Positive Thinking workshops for parents and carers of autistic children will feature a special session on relaxation techniques. Qualified yoga and relaxation teacher Katia Cornwall, who has run relaxation classes for parents and children for us previously, will demonstrate a range of ways to ease stress and anxiety. The workshop will
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Job opportunity for an administrator with Autism Berkshire

Autism Berkshire has a job vacancy for an administrator based at at our office in central Reading. We are looking for someone with previous experience as an administrator, preferably with an understanding of autism and previous experience in the voluntary sector. This post offers 25 hours’ work each week, from Monday to Friday. It is initially
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Grant from Bracknell Town Council gives £1,000 boost to Autism Berkshire services in town

Autism Berkshire has received a grant of £1,000 from Bracknell Town Council to support our services for autistic people in the town. The cheque was presented by the mayor, Councillor Sandra Ingham, whose nephew is autistic. Autism Berkshire’s projects and community fundraising officer Sarah Brown, pictured above with the mayor, thanked the council for its
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Skydive challenge delivers high-flying fundraising result

Mike Coventry’s leap into the unknown, taking part in a skydive from 14,000ft to help Autism Berkshire, has raised almost £1,600 for us. Mike, the husband of our Bracknell Home Visit Support Worker Gemma Coventry, took on the challenge despite being afraid of heights. But he enjoyed the experience so much that he would “do
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Becka takes on half-marathon challenge to thank Autism Berkshire for supporting her family

Becka Adams drew inspiration from her autistic sister Jessica when she when she decided to raise funds for Autism Berkshire by taking on the challenge of running her first half-marathon. On Sunday, May 13, 18-year-old Becka, from Bracknell, who works as an English and maths tutor for children, will line up with hundreds of other
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Kay’s fantastic fundraising drive nets £1,417 for Autism Berkshire

Kay Syed, from Slough, set herself a fundraising mission to help Autism Berkshire during Autism Awareness Week at the end of March, aiming to raise £100 – and ended up collecting more than £1,400. She decided to do something to thank us for our support after her four-year-old daughter Zahra, pictured above with Kay, received
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Professionals who work with autistic children can benefit from discounted training

Thanks to funding from RCVYS (Reading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services) Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to provide a series of new training workshops for professionals who work with autistic children in Reading. We are also able to offer discounted twilight or INSET training sessions about autism for groups of staff at schools and
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