The Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service’s free workshops and courses available online for parents, carers, children and young people in the first quarter of 2021 are as follows – see the Autism Support and ADHD Support pages for more details.
If you would like to register an interest in attending any of these workshops or courses, are a professional referring a client, or have any questions, please complete our online contact form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01189 594 594 (option 1) and leave a voicemail message.
Understanding Autism: Friday, January 22, 10am to 11.30am
Meeting Sensory Needs: Part 1 Friday January 29, 10am to 11.30am; Part 2 on Friday February 5, 10am to 11.30am.
Managing Anger: Part 1 Friday, February 26, 10am to 11.30am; Part 2 on Friday, March 5, 10am to 11.30am.
Autism & Girls: Friday, March 19, 10am to 11.30am.
Teen Life Autism Course
Teen Life: Dates to be advised.
Please note that these are delivered as a linked course made up of three workshops.
Introduction to ADHD: Monday, January 11, 7pm to 8.30pm.
Anxiety and ADHD: Monday, January 18, 7pm to 8.30pm.
Managing ADHD Behaviours: Monday, January 25, 7pm to 8.30pm.
Introduction to ADHD: Tuesday, February 9, 7pm to 8.30pm.
Anxiety and ADHD: Tuesday, February 16, 7pm to 8.30pm.
Managing ADHD Behaviours: Tuesday, February 23, 7pm to 8.30pm.
These are suitable for parents and carers of autistic children and for parents and carers of children with ADHD, whether they have a diagnosis, or are awaiting an assessment.
Food Refusal: To be advised.
Emotional Regulation: Friday, March 12, 10am to 11.30am.
Sleep Difficulties: Friday, February 5, 10am to noon.
Transitions to Adulthood: Date to be advised.
Social Interaction and Skills groups for children
A course for children aged 11 to 16 will run between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on the following Mondays: February 8, February 22, March 1, March 8, March 15, March 22, March 29. NB: No session on February 15, due to school half-term holiday.
SocialEyes course for young people
Dates to be advised.
- Please note that all these services are only available to parents/carers and children and young people who are registered with a GP surgery in the Berkshire West CCG area (Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire) – click here for a list of surgeries – who have an autism and/or ADHD diagnosis or are on the NHS waiting list for a Berkshire CAMHS autism assessment for autism and/or ADHD.
- Autism Berkshire and Parenting Special Children also provide other services for parents, carers and autistic adults that are not funded by the NHS. Details are available on their websites.