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Reading parents can find out about massage therapy and support services at special event

Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to give parents and carers of autistic children living in Reading the opportunity to hear about support available from Brighter Futures for Children, which now runs children’s services for the borough council, and to meet specialist massage and sensory therapist Sophie Webster. Sophie, who works with autistic pupils
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Autism Berkshire offers improved range of advice and help with benefits applications and appeals

Autism Berkshire’s specialist benefits advice service is expanding. Our expert adviser Kevin Jackson can now provide a wider range of advice and support to people applying for benefits. The changes come ahead of scheduled introduction of Universal Credit in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire from December. The benefits service is available to anyone living with autism in the
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Pre-assessment workshops for parents of children waiting for autism assessment return for autumn

Autism Berkshire’s new season of free pre-assessment workshops for parents and carers starts next month, delivering tailored support in towns throughout Berkshire. If your child has just been placed on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism assessment and you are you looking for information about what support is available while you wait for an appointment,
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New course offers help to parents supporting children with mental health issues

Many children and young people with autism spectrum conditions face severe and complex mental health issues. To help parents and carers to support children and teenagers aged from 8 to 18, Autism Berkshire is now offering free two-day Mental Health First Aid courses to provide them with information about mental health, how to deal with
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West Berkshire pre-assessment workshops set to start

Parents and carers living in West Berkshire can now benefit from our popular pre-assessment workshops. The first of a series of sessions takes place on Monday, June 20, at the Calcot, Theale and Area Children’s Centre, in Curtis Road, Calcot, from 10am to 12.30pm. The workshops offer information for parents and carers of children aged
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New seminars feature in package of tailored advice for parents

Autism Berkshire is about to start offering new Family Seminar courses to provide information, advice and support to families of children and young people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), including Asperger syndrome. The seminars, which are free of charge, have been developed by specialists from the National Autistic Society. We will be offering three courses:
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