Category Archives: Event

Celebrating Alert Card success and autism-friendly museum events

Reading’s museums joined forces with Autism Berkshire and Thames Valley Police for a joint celebration to mark the return of autism and neurodiversity-friendly special events at the museums and the expansion of the Thames Valley Autism Alert Card scheme. The event took place at The Museum of English Rural Life, part of the University of
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Walking group for autistic adults takes first steps

Autism Berkshire is launching a walking group, in response to requests from autistic adults. The first walk, on Tuesday, January 18, will start at 10.30am from the forecourt at the entrance to Maidenhead railway station, and follow a route through the south of the town and the Braywick Nature Reserve. It follows a successful trial
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Friday Lunch Break switches to fortnightly sessions

Our free Friday Lunch Break online get-togethers for parents and carers of autistic children and young people in Berkshire are switching to a fortnightly schedule for the rest of this year. The Friday Lunch Break gives parents and carers an opportunity to chat, share issues and ideas and get advice in a friendly and informal
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Have your say about autism-friendly museums

Do you or your family attend autism-friendly and quiet hour type events and activities at museums and similar venues? The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL), which is part of the University of Reading, and Reading Museum are currently reviewing their autism-friendly programmes post-Covid and want to find out about changes or improvements autistic
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