Autism Alert Card scheme expands 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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Register for Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Service autumn workshops

Parents and carers can now request free places for the autumn programme of workshops and courses being delivered by Autism Berkshire and Parenting Special Children for the Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service. The workshops and courses are available to families who are registered with a GP surgery that is part of the Berkshire
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Autistic adults can book free places at benefits workshops

Free places can now be booked two more Understanding Your Benefits Rights online advice workshops with Autism Berkshire’s expert advisers. These workshops help autistic young people and adults (aged 16+) who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas, and their parents and carers, to understand their entitlement to benefits, how to make
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Job opportunity for an Autism Trainer & Family Adviser

Autism Berkshire has a job vacancy for an Autism Trainer & Family Adviser to join our family support team. The role involves responding to Helpline enquiries, providing Single Session Therapy for parents and carers, leading workshops and courses for parents, carers and autistic young people, and delivering training about autism for organisations in the public
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