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Platinum Slough Quality Protects award recognises Autism Berkshire’s high standards

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce that we have today received a Platinum Excellence Award from the Slough Quality Protects Programme. The scheme, run by Slough Council for Voluntary Service, recognises the high organisational and safeguarding standards of voluntary sector bodies working in the borough. The award was presented to our chief executive office Jane
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Consultation day draws out ideas to improve NHS autism services

Ensuring that all NHS staff receive training to improve awareness and understanding of autism and better co-ordination and communication within the NHS and with other agencies about individual patients were key messages to emerge from an event in Reading seeking views about what should be in the next NHS 10-Year plan. Autism and learning disabilities
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Get free advice at start of benefits application process

Due to high demand for help with benefits applications from our expert adviser Kevin Jackson and to better reflect the costs of providing the Benefits Service, we are making some changes to what help is available free of charge and which benefit advice and support services require payment of fees. We will continue to provide free help to autistic people and
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SocialEyes course for autistic adults in Reading starts in October

Autistic adults living in Reading can benefit from a free SocialEyes course this autumn designed to help them improve their social skills and understanding. Led by experienced trainers  from Autism Berkshire, the six-week  course is free of charge and  open to autistic adults aged 18  and above who are residents of  the Reading Borough Council area. The SocialEyes course was developed by
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Autism advice seminars for parents and carers come to Wokingham for first time

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce its first ever series of Autism Seminars for Families to take place in Wokingham. Running from October to December, these workshop sessions are for parents and carers of autistic children, or whose children are on the Berkshire CAMHS NHS waiting list for an autism assessment, and live in the
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Join Autism Berkshire for the 2018 Englefield 10k Run and boost our funds

Autism Berkshire is this year’s chosen charity for the 2018 Englefield 10k Run, which takes place on the August Bank Holiday Sunday, August 26. The event is held on a multi-terrain course around the Englefield Estate, near Theale. There is still time to register to run if you would like to take part and join
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Lego Event gives children chance to get creative during their summer break

We have another fantastic summer holiday activity for autistic children coming up next week – a Lego Event with expert brick artist Kevin Hall, of Brick Galleria, pictured above. The event is at Emmer Green Youth & Community Centre in Reading this coming Friday, August 3. There will be three two-hour sessions during the day,
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Start your summer break with our Family Picnic at Forbury Gardens in Reading

Get the summer holidays off to a great start at Autism Berkshire’s Family Picnic for families of children with autism and/or special needs at Forbury Gardens in the centre of Reading next Friday, July 27. The event, which is being held with support from the National Citizen Service, will run from noon to 3pm and features a variety
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New workshops in East Berkshire give parents tips to help autistic children manage emotions

Autism Berkshire is offering new free advice workshop to parents and carers living in the east of Berkshire, focusing on ways to help autistic children and young people learn techniques to manage their emotions. The Emotional Self-Regulation workshops will look at issues around emotions and approaches that can help, including using visual supports such as
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