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Autism Berkshire launches new Teen Life course for parents and school staff

Autism Berkshire is delighted to be launching a new course in 2020 for parents and carers of teenagers and school staff who work with their children, called Teen Life. The Teen Life course runs over six weekly sessions and aims to help parents and education professionals to understand more about autistic young people aged 10
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New Chop & Chat course has recipe to boost autistic adults’ prospects

Autism Berkshire is launching a new free course, called Chop & Chat, for autistic young people and adults (aged 16+) who live in Slough. Chop & Chat, which will take place at Langley College, features friendly, fortnightly social sessions, focused around cooking and sharing a meal and talking about a range of topics. Starting on
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Get in the driving seat at our Winter Ball auction

The 2019 Autism Berkshire Winter Ball is coming up later this month and there will be some fantastic prizes in the silent auction. Among these is a supercar driving and high-speed passenger experience donated by Experience Days, offering the opportunity to drive one of the world’s leading supercars on a track. The experience includes tuition
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SocialEyes course offers autistic adults help with social skills

Autistic adults living in Slough and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead can now book places on a free SocialEyes course to help them to develop their social skills and understanding.  The course is open to autistic young people and adults aged 18 and above and is taking place at Langley College, in Station Road. The course will
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AGM results in range of ideas for improved services from Autism Berkshire and NHS

Members attending Autism Berkshire’s 2019 AGM were asked to give their views on the charity’s services and ideas for changes, along with ways that NHS autism services  could be improved. The meeting was held at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground in Taplow on Sunday, September 22, in conjunction with a fun day for members of
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Job opportunity for Benefits Caseworker with Autism Berkshire

Due to increasing demand for help from Autism Berkshire’s Benefits Service, we have a job vacancy for a part-time Benefits Service Caseworker to assist our Benefits Manager Kevin Jackson. Since the expansion of the service since 2017 to include advice appointments for Slough residents as part of the SPACE project and offering representation at benefits
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Autism Berkshire invites nominations for new trustees

Autism Berkshire’s 2019 Annual General Meeting will take place in September and we are inviting nominations for new trustees to join the board that oversees the charity’s work. Anyone who is interested in becoming a trustee and would like more information should contact Autism Berkshire’s chief executive officer, Jane Stanford-Beale, for an informal discussion. She
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More Understanding Your Rights workshops on way explaining benefit applications and employment advice

Dates are now available for more of Autism Berkshire’s free Understanding Your Rights workshops, looking at a range of benefits and how to apply, and employment support for young people and adults, with our benefits expert Kevin Jackson. They will take place at Autism Berkshire’s office in Reading town centre, at 40 Caversham Road, on
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