Berkshire West workshops and courses programme

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 or call 01189 594 594 (option 1) and leave a voicemail message.

Autism Workshops

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.

ADHD Workshops

Please note that these are delivered as a linked course made up of three workshops.

Course 1

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.

Course 2

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.

Autism/ADHD Workshops

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.

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  • 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.