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AGM hears positive messages about Autism Berkshire’s services and finances

Autism Berkshire members heard last night at its AGM that the charity had “a very positive message”, amid a challenging time for the voluntary sector. Speaking at the meeting, held at Battle Library in Reading, the chair of trustees, Ewan Duncan, said that the reduction in public sector funding and grants posed a “constant daily
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Join us for Autism Berkshire’s AGM and Harry Potter exhibition display and talk

Autism Berkshire’s AGM takes place at Battle Library in Reading this Thursday. As well as conducting the formal business of the annual general meeting, including the election of trustees, the event will provide an opportunity to see display panels from the British Library’s current Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition, and to watch a screening
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SocialEyes course for autistic adults in Reading now open for booking

A new SocialEyes course to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life will take place in Reading in the spring. The course is free of charge and is open to autistic adults aged 18 and above who are residents of the Reading Borough Council area. Led by experienced trainers from Autism Berkshire, the course starts at the New Directions Centre, at 330
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Phone line back in action – you can now call us at our new office

Our phone line is now back in action, so you can call our new office at 40 Caversham Road in Reading on the usual number – 01189 594 594. The Helpline autism-related advice service is available between 10am and 1pm and you can also email enquiries to the team at any time using the address contact@autismberkshire.org.uk
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Autism Berkshire AGM features Harry Potter exhibition panels and talk

Autism Berkshire’s annual general meeting will be held at Battle Library in Reading on the evening of Thursday, January 25, 2018. As well as conducting formal AGM business, including the election of trustees, the event will provide an opportunity to see display panels from the British Museum’s current Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition,
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More Positive Thinking workshops for parents and carers on the way

More free Positive Thinking workshops for parents and carers of children with autism will be provided by Autism Berkshire in 2018. They focus on ways to enjoy the moment, see the positives in life and to set realistic goals for yourself or those you support. We will be running two workshops at RISC (Reading International Solidarity Centre) in London Street,
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BBC finds out how Children in Need supports young people with autism in Berkshire

Autism Berkshire’s trampolining sessions for children and family swimming sessions are funded by the BBC’s Children in Need Appeal. In the build-up to Children in Need Day 2017 on Friday, the BBC is visiting projects that are supported by the appeal to find out how the money is spent. Reporter Bridgitte Tetteh, pictured above, and
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First aid training gives youth group members new skills

Members of three youth groups now know all about first aid thanks to a course hosted by Autism Berkshire. Thirteen children and teenagers who attend our Reading Games Club and Bracknell CAYP Youth Group were joined by children from the Wokingham ICE group last week for the course, held at Emmer Green Youth & Community
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