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Professionals can get an insight into autism at courses in Maidenhead and Reading

Professionals working in a range of roles can learn about supporting autistic people on a training course being run by Autism Berkshire in Maidenhead in the run-up to Autism Awareness Week 2018 at the end of March. The Introduction to Autism course provides an understanding of what autism is and what it feels like to
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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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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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Courses for autistic adults still have free places available

We still have a limited number of places for autistic adults on new Socialeyes and Independent Living courses starting next month. These free courses are open to over-19s with a diagnosis of autism, who live in Slough and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. The Independent Living course focuses on basic everyday skills needed
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Workshops for parents and carers still have free places available

Parents and carers still have time to book free places on a number of training workshops we are running next week. A pre-assessment workshop for those living in the west of Berkshire is taking place at Calcot on Monday, providing information and signposting advice to families with children aged 5+ who are on the Berkshire
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More advice workshops for parents of teenagers on way

A new series of free workshops to support parents and carers of teenage children with autism spectrum conditions in Berkshire starts later this month. After pilot sessions in Bracknell, Slough and Windsor & Maidenhead earlier this year, we are now able to offer the workshops in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire as well, thanks to
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Sign up for places at our free advice workshops for parents and carers

Autism Berkshire has a busy programme of workshops for parents and carers coming up in September and free places are available for sessions at venues around the county. There are pre-assessment workshops, offering tailored advice for parents and carers with children on the CAMHS waiting list for a diagnostic assessment, in Windsor on Monday, September
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Autism training forms part of police focus on mental health

A drive to train police officers about mental health issues has helped to bring about a 72 per cent fall in the number of people being taken into custody by Thames Valley Police under the Mental Health Act over the past 12 months. The force, which covers Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, revised its policies on
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