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Parents and carers can book free places at autism advice workshops across Berkshire

Free places can now be booked for more Autism Seminars for Families and Emotional Self-Regulation workshops to support parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of autism or who are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism assessment. The seminars have been developed by specialists from the National Autistic Society, while the Emotional
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Find out about new autism school plan for Reading at drop-in consultation events

As a result of the increasing number of children with an autism diagnosis in Reading and the west of Berkshire, the borough council is inviting bids from education trusts to open another specialist school. It would provide 150 places for autistic children and children with complex needs, including social, emotional and mental health, aged from 5 to
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Understanding Your Rights workshops look at benefit applications and employment advice

Autism Berkshire’s benefits expert Kevin Jackson is now running a series of free Understanding Your Rights workshops, looking at benefits and how to apply, and employment support for young people and adults. They are held at Autism Berkshire’s office in Reading and the next workshop, on Monday, August 12, from 10am to noon, is aimed
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Reading parents can find out about massage therapy and support services at special event

Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to give parents and carers of autistic children living in Reading the opportunity to hear about support available from Brighter Futures for Children, which now runs children’s services for the borough council, and to meet specialist massage and sensory therapist Sophie Webster. Sophie, who works with autistic pupils
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Trampolining classes for children get £30,000 BBC Children in Need boost

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded us a three-year, £30,000 grant to fund our trampolining classes for autistic children and young people living in the county. BBC Children in Need has been supporting the sessions, held at Crosfields School and Meadway Sports Centre in Reading and at Bracknell
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Autism Berkshire calls for action over detention and abuse of autistic people

Autism Berkshire is calling for urgent action to improve community-based NHS services for people with autism and learning disabilities, after a series of alarming reports about mental health Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs). A harrowing BBC 1 Panorama programme investigation of the mistreatment of autistic and learning-disabled patients at a mental health unit this week
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Family Seminars offer vital advice for parents and carers in Reading

Autism Berkshire is launching a new series of Autism Seminars for Families in Reading to support parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of autism, or whose children 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,
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