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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 for an independent life, including organising money, healthy eating, personal hygiene and basic first aid. Course participants will also cook and share a meal each week.

This course takes place at Braywick Heath Nurseries, in Braywick Road, Maidenhead, with eight weekly sessions from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday evenings from April 18.

The Socialeyes course looks at eight different social skills that people with autism can have difficulty with, including starting a conversation, eye contact, personal space and talking about special interests.

This course takes place at East Berkshire College’s Langley campus, in Station Road, with eight weekly sessions from 6pm to 8pm on Monday evenings from April 24.

Click here for more information about these courses and details of how to register for free places.

Both courses are funded by Slough Borough Council and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead’s joint Adult & Community Learning Fund.