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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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Internet course helps autistic adults in Bracknell stay safe online

Autistic adults living in the Bracknell Forest area are being invited to attend a free workshop about Staying Safe on the Internet next week. The evening workshop is on Wednesday, November 15, from 6.30pm to 9pm, at the Willows and Maples Children’s Centre, in Priestwood Court Road, Bracknell, where our adult social group meets. It will be an informal and interactive event,
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David conquers Giant Inflatable Obstacle Run challenge to raise funds for our Bracknell adult social group

David Blackburne, a member of our Bracknell adult social group and a keen athlete, took part in a Giant Inflatable Obstacle Run at Newbury Showground to raise funds for the group. Competitors tackling the 5k course on Sunday, October 29, had to negotiate 10 giant inflatable obstacles of all shapes and sizes. After completing the
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More Autism Seminars for Families on offer to parents and carers in Bracknell and Slough

Autism Berkshire is pleased to be able to provide a new series of free Autism Seminars for Families for parents and carers living in the Bracknell Forest area. They can now register for free places at workshops taking place early next year. The courses, developed by the National Autistic Society, were all fully booked when we
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Pre-assessment workshops for parents of children waiting for autism assessment still have free places available

Is your child on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism assessment? Do you want advice on what support is available while you wait for an appointment? We still have places available at free pre-assessment workshops for parents and carers in towns across Berkshire over the next couple of weeks. They run for two-and-a-half hours
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Helping hands and tombola prizes needed for our stall at first Bracknell Rocks Autism fun day

Autism Berkshire will have a fundraising and information stall at the Bracknell Rocks Autism fun day next week and we are looking for volunteers to staff the stall and donations of prizes for our tombola. The event is at the Bracknell Town football ground, in Larges Lane, on Saturday, June 24, from 1pm until late,
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Free Pre-Assessment Workshop places available at seven venues across Berkshire

We have places available at a series of free Pre-Assessment Workshops for parents and carers with children aged 5+ who are waiting for a Berkshire CAMHS autism assessment, taking place at seven locations around the county before the school summer holidays start. The half-day workshops are as follows: Slough (at the YES Shop in the Queensmere shopping
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