SocialEyes course available for young autistic adults in west of Berkshire

Autistic adults aged 19 to 25 who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas can now request free places on an online SocialEyes course, to help them to develop their social skills and understanding. The course is being provided by the Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service, which offers advice, workshops
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Book for free benefits advice workshops in 2021

Free places can now be booked for a series of Understanding Your Benefits Rights online advice workshops with Autism Berkshire’s expert advisers after Easter. These workshops help parents and carers and autistic young people and adults (aged 16+) who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas to understand their entitlement to benefits,
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Register for Berkshire West Autism & ADHD service spring and summer support

Parents and carers can now request places for the spring and summer programme of workshops and courses being delivered by Autism Berkshire and Parenting Special Children for the Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service. And there will be a social interaction skills group course for autistic and ADHD children aged 11 to 16 (ie
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Free workshop with Cerebra offers help to access public services

Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to present another free workshop about accessing public services for Berkshire parents and carers of children with disabilities, in conjunction with Cerebra, the charity for children with brain conditions, including autism. We have provided two successful workshops in Reading led by Cerebra trainers in recent years and are
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Minority and refugee families can get targeted autism advice

Autism Berkshire and the Alafia service run by Acre (the Alliance for Cohesion and Racial Equality) for families of children with disabilities and additional needs are working together to deliver free advice and support to Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) families with autistic children in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire. Three online workshops
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Positive Thinking workshop on offer to parents and carers

Parents and carers who live in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire can benefit from a free Positive Thinking workshop being delivered online by Autism Berkshire in March. It offers an insight into how to approach life’s challenges in as positive a way as possible and setting realistic goals, including ideas and exercises to try at
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Wellbeing & Autism course aims to boost mental health

Autism Berkshire’s second free Wellbeing & Autism course for parents and carers of autistic children and young people who live in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire will start later this month. The course looks at supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and teenagers before and after an autism diagnosis, as well as the
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