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Pre-Assessment workshops move to new venue in Wokingham

Our Pre-Assessment Workshops for parents and carers in Wokingham are moving to a new venue next month. Starting with the session on Wednesday, November 1, they will be held in St Paul’s Church, at 32 Reading Road, Wokingham, just across the street from the town’s youth centre, which was the location for recent workshops. Please note
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Job opportunities for Helpline Supervisor and at our youth groups

Autism Berkshire has job vacancies for a Helpline Services Supervisor, a Youth Group Leader at our Reading Games Club and a Youth Worker at our Wokingham Youth Group. The Helpline Services Supervisor will manage our Helpline and co-ordinate our Benefits Service, which is expanding to offer additional support. This post is based at our office in Reading and
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Courses in Reading offer range of advice to parents of children with autism

Reading Borough Council is funding two courses this autumn to support parents and carers of children with autism. The first course, for parents and carers of secondary school-age children living in Reading, is a free five-week Time Out For Autism course, being run by Parenting Special Children for the council. The course starts next Tuesday,
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Bear With Me social group in Maidenhead celebrates 10th birthday

Members of Autism Berkshire’s Bear With Me social group for autistic adults will mark a special milestone at their meeting tonight – its 10th anniversary. Just six people attended the first meeting in September 2007. Today there are more than 50 members on the register, who will celebrate the occasion with a specially-decorated birthday cake, pictured above. The
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Snap up free tickets for relaxed performance of AnimAlphabet at The Curve in Slough

Autism Berkshire has teamed up with The Curve cultural centre in Slough to offer families free tickets to enjoy a relaxed performance of the children’s musical show AnimAlphabet this Saturday. The performance is at 11am, with sound and lighting specially adjusted to help children with autism and other conditions. A British Sign Language interpreter will be there too. AnimAlphabet, performed by
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Socialeyes course dates now available for autistic adults in Reading

A Socialeyes course to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life will take place in Reading this autumn. The course is free of charge and is open to autistic adults aged 18 and above who are residents of the Reading Borough Council area. Led by experienced trainers from Autism Berkshire, the course starts at the New Directions Centre, at 330 Northumberland Avenue,
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Volunteers needed to support our Autism Hour event at the Oracle Centre in Reading

Autism Berkshire is teaming up with the Oracle Centre in Reading to support the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour campaign next month and we need volunteers to help at the event. The campaign, during the week starting October 2, aims to encourage shops and businesses to take simple steps to create a more autism-friendly world.  Autism
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Safe and Sound award recognises Autism Berkshire’s good governance standards

Autism Berkshire has been awarded Safe and Sound status by Reading Voluntary Action for our good governance standards. The award runs for three years until September 2020. Autism Berkshire’s chief executive officer, Jane Stanford-Beale, said: “We are delighted to be able to announce that Reading Voluntary Action has awarded us Safe and Sound status, after undertaking a thorough audit of
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Family Fun Day tickets available for our next Thames Valley Adventure Playground event

Bookings are now open for our next Autism Berkshire Members’ Family Fun Day at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground on Sunday, October 1. Tickets are priced £5 for a family of up to two adults and up to three children – including at least one child with autism or who is on the waiting list for a
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