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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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More free workshops and support groups on way in east of Berkshire

Parents and carers living in the east of Berkshire can book free places at a series of autism training workshops between April and June. We are offering more Autism Seminars for Families courses and workshops about Emotional Self-Regulation at venues in Bracknell, Slough and Windsor. They provide information and advice for parents and carers whose children have
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Be positive about autism, speaker Dean Beadle tells Berkshire audience

A sell-out audience heard a positive message about being autistic from trainer and speaker Dean Beadle at an event in Bracknell organised by Autism Berkshire. In a wide-ranging talk at the Coppid Beech Hotel on the evening of Monday, October 8, Dean discussed his journey from being a young school pupil who exhibited “challenging behaviour”
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Emotions and anger in focus at advice workshops for parents

Autism Berkshire is offering more free advice workshop to parents and carers living in Bracknell, focusing on managing anger in autistic children and young people and helping children to learn techniques to manage their emotions. We will be running two workshops at Bracknell Open Learning Centre, in Rectory Lane. They are suitable for parents and
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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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Speaker evening in Bracknell with Dean Beadle promises to be an entertaining insight into autism

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce that our Bracknell Forest Support Worker Gemma Coventry has organised a speaker event this October featuring Dean Beadle, who talks about his experiences of life as an autistic person. The event is for autistic adults and young people, their parents and carers, and anyone with an interest in autism.
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Skydive challenge delivers high-flying fundraising result

Mike Coventry’s leap into the unknown, taking part in a skydive from 14,000ft to help Autism Berkshire, has raised almost £1,600 for us. Mike, the husband of our Bracknell Home Visit Support Worker Gemma Coventry, took on the challenge despite being afraid of heights. But he enjoyed the experience so much that he would “do
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Updated leisure activities information now available

Details of forthcoming Autism Berkshire leisure activities, including trampolining and some of our youth groups, are now available. Dates have been fixed for the rest of 2018 for sessions of the Reading Games Club for autistic children aged eight to 15 and their siblings, and of the Level Up Club for autistic young people aged
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Family Seminars on offer again to parents and carers of autistic children in Berkshire

Free places can now be booked for the first of our new series of Autism Seminars for Families to support parents and carers of children – whether they have a diagnosis of autism or are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an assessment. The seminars, which are free of charge to participants, have been
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