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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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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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Kay’s fantastic fundraising drive nets £1,417 for Autism Berkshire

Kay Syed, from Slough, set herself a fundraising mission to help Autism Berkshire during Autism Awareness Week at the end of March, aiming to raise £100 – and ended up collecting more than £1,400. She decided to do something to thank us for our support after her four-year-old daughter Zahra, pictured above with Kay, received
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Staying Safe on Social Media course helps autistic adults to navigate online world

Autistic men aged 19+ living in Windsor & Maidenhead and Slough are being invited to attend a free course about staying safe online, which starts next week. The course is divided into two sessions, taking place in consecutive weeks. The first session is on Thursday, April 26, from 6pm to 8pm, at Braywick Heath Nurseries, in Braywick
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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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Sensory Needs seminar in Slough has free places available on rearranged date

As a result of the postponement of our NAS Autism Seminar for Families about Sensory Needs, due to take place in Slough last Friday, a few free places have opened up for the rearranged date, Friday, March 16. The seminar will take now place at the YES Shop in the Queensmere shopping centre from 9.30am
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