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Bracknell parents can book places at more Family Seminar workshops

Parent and carers living in the Bracknell Forest area can now register for free places at Autism Seminars for Families courses taking place in June and July. The courses, developed by the National Autistic Society, proved very popular with parents and carers when we ran them in Bracknell and Windsor last year and earlier this year.
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New Socialeyes course on way for autistic adults in Reading

We will be running a Socialeyes course, to help autistic adults to develop social skills, in Reading from next month. This free course for adults on the autism spectrum, aged 18 or over, helps to develop social skills and understanding. The course will start at Reading Borough Council’s New Directions North Reading Centre, in Archway
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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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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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Autism Berkshire raises members’ concerns after Legoland changes ride bookings for disabled

Autism Berkshire has stepped in after members and their families complained about changes to the disability ride access pass (RAP) system at Legoland in Windsor. The new system relies on using a mobile phone/tablet app to book rides but Olivia da Costa, one of the members who got in touch, said she found that it was
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Positive Thinking and Family Seminar workshops for parents on the way

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce the return of free Positive Thinking workshops for parents and carers of children with autism and our first free National Autistic Society Family Seminar courses in the west of Berkshire. We will be running three Positive Thinking workshops at our office in Reading on Tuesdays May 9, June 6
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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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Fantastic fun day attracts more than 200 people to Bucklebury Farm Park

Our World Autism Awareness Day 2017 fun day at Bucklebury Farm Park on Sunday was a great success. More than 200 people attended the event, enjoying exclusive access for the day to the farm park and deer park’s range of attractions. Children were able to meet and feed new-born lambs, calves and goat kids, enjoy
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