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Conference takes whistlestop tour of aspects of autism

Autism Berkshire’s All About Autism conference at The Curve library and cultural hub in Slough on World Autism Awareness Day 2019 – Tuesday, April 2 – attracted more than 120 parents, carers, professionals and students. They were able to enjoy a series of informative presentations from autism advocates, academics and NHS professionals on a wide
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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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Expert speakers lined up for All About Autism conference in Slough

Parents, carers and autism professionals can hear from a series of specialists and get expert advice at our forthcoming All About Autism conference in Slough on World Autism Awareness Day 2019 – Tuesday, April 2. Dr Fiona Knott, our opening speaker of the day, will talk about Anxiety and Autism – Tips for Parents. Dr Knott is a clinical psychologist and the co-director of the
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Conference in Slough is centrepiece of Autism Awareness Week events

Autism Berkshire has a busy programme lined up for Autism Awareness Week 2019 at the start of April, including a one-day All About Autism conference at The Curve library and cultural hub in Slough on Tuesday, April 2.  The speakers at the conference, which will run from 9.45am to 2.30pm, will look at a range of
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Free workshops and support groups on offer to parents and carers in Slough

Parents and carers living in the Borough of Slough can now register for free places at a series of autism training workshops taking place over the next two months. We are offering more Autism Seminars for Families courses, developed by the National Autistic Society; a workshop on Emotional Self-Regulation focusing on ways to help autistic children and
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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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