Parents and carers of children registered with a GP surgery in the Berkshire West NHS area (Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire) who have an autism diagnosis or are on the NHS waiting list for a Berkshire CAMHS autism assessment can benefit from the following support services:
Helpline & One-to-One Support: Advice about autism and support that is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01189 594 594 (option 1). Also provides information about Autism Berkshire’s other services. Where appropriate, an in-depth one-to-one discussion with parents or carers online by phone or video link will be offered to discuss their support needs in depth.
Autism advice workshops from Autism Berkshire:
- Understanding More About Autism
- Supporting Behaviour
- Sensory Differences
- Autism & Early Years Children
- Autism & Girls, with autistic advocate and author Sarah O’Brien
- Food Refusal
- Emotional Regulation
- Sleep Difficulties – provided by Parenting Special Children
- Transition to Adulthood – provided by Parenting Special Children
- Autism & Teenagers
- Teenagers & Social Situations
- Anxiety in Teenagers
- Autism and Mainstream Secondary Schools
Teen Life: National Autistic Society* courses for parents and carers of autistic children aged 10 to 16
Children and young people aged 5 to 25, whose families are registered with a GP surgery in the Berkshire West NHS area – click here for a list – and who have an autism diagnosis or are on the waiting list for an autism assessment can benefit from the following support services:
Tailored Interventions, based on individual need, for five to seven-year-olds
Social interaction skills groups, from Parenting Special Children, for children and young people aged eight to 16, to develop their confidence and emotional wellbeing.
- Click here for the dates of forthcoming autism workshops and courses.
If you would like to register an interest in attending workshops or courses or have any questions, please complete our online referral form, email email@example.com or call 01189 594 594 (option 1) and leave a voicemail message.
If you are a health, education or social care professional who supports autistic children and young people and their families and you want to make a referral to the service, please click here for our referral form for professionals.
*Autism Berkshire is a licensed National Autistic Society training provider