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Lego Event gives children chance to get creative during their summer break

We have another fantastic summer holiday activity for autistic children coming up next week – a Lego Event with expert brick artist Kevin Hall, of Brick Galleria, pictured above. The event is at Emmer Green Youth & Community Centre in Reading this coming Friday, August 3. There will be three two-hour sessions during the day,
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Start your summer break with our Family Picnic at Forbury Gardens in Reading

Get the summer holidays off to a great start at Autism Berkshire’s Family Picnic for families of children with autism and/or special needs at Forbury Gardens in the centre of Reading next Friday, July 27. The event, which is being held with support from the National Citizen Service, will run from noon to 3pm and features a variety
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New workshops in East Berkshire give parents tips to help autistic children manage emotions

Autism Berkshire is offering new free advice workshop to parents and carers living in the east of Berkshire, focusing on ways to help autistic children and young people learn techniques to manage their emotions. The Emotional Self-Regulation workshops will look at issues around emotions and approaches that can help, including using visual supports such as
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Family Seminars support parents and carers of autistic children in Reading and West Berkshire

Autism Berkshire is providing more Autism Seminars for Families in Reading and West Berkshire to support parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of autism, or who are waiting for a Berkshire CAMHS autism assessment. We are again offering three Autism Seminars for Families courses, developed by the National Autistic Society: Understanding Autism, suitable
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Speaker evening in Bracknell with Dean Beadle promises to be an entertaining insight into autism

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce that our Bracknell Forest Support Worker Gemma Coventry has organised a speaker event this October featuring Dean Beadle, who talks about his experiences of life as an autistic person. The event is for autistic adults and young people, their parents and carers, and anyone with an interest in autism.
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Fantastic Reading Buses’ Open Day makes big difference to our fundraising

Reading Buses’ 2018 Open Day was a stunning success and gave a great boost to the amount being raised for Autism Berkshire as the company’s 2018 Charity of the Year. The event, on Sunday, July 1, was the biggest single fundraising event of our year-long partnership – but watch out for news of more activities
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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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