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Professionals who work with autistic children can benefit from discounted training

Thanks to funding from RCVYS (Reading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services) Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to provide a series of new training workshops for professionals who work with autistic children in Reading. We are also able to offer discounted twilight or INSET training sessions about autism for groups of staff at schools and
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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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Busy week raising awareness and understanding of autism across Berkshire

Autism Berkshire’s team has been out and about during Autism Awareness Week 2018 at a series of events to increase awareness and understanding of autism. We made an early start on Wednesday last week with a training workshop in Reading for professionals, led by Berkshire autism advocate Carly Jones, looking at safeguarding for autistic girls. And
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Join us at Autism Awareness Week 2018 activities across Berkshire

Next week is Autism Awareness Week 2018 and Autism Berkshire will be out and about across the county to improve understanding and acceptance of autism among the public. We made an early start with an information stand at The Oracle Centre in Reading yesterday, pictured above, but there is plenty more to come over the next
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Autism Awareness Week 2018 marked with information, fundraising and training activities across Berkshire

Autism Awareness Week 2018 runs from Monday, March 26, until World Autism Awareness Day on Easter Monday, April 2. Autism Berkshire is running a series of events for autistic people and their families in the run-up and during the week itself. Among the highlights will be an awareness-raising event to launch the week at Broad Street
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Trampolining at Crosfields School on Saturday cancelled

Due to the forecast of continued wintry weather into the weekend, Crosfields School in Reading will be closed until Monday, so we will not be able to run Saturday’s trampolining session there. Our apologies for any disappointment this may cause. We will keep you updated on any further changes to our planned programme of leisure
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Safeguarding Autistic Girls workshop provides tailored advice for professionals

Professionals who work with autistic girls can benefit from a training workshop about safeguarding, led by Berkshire autism advocate Carly Jones MBE, in conjunction with Autism Berkshire. The workshop on Wednesday, March 21, at RISC, in London Street, Reading, draws on material from Carly’s autistic girls-specific online safeguarding course called Boundaries, Bodies, Abuse and Reporting it
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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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