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Coronavirus: Berkshire CAMHS issues services update

The NHS in Berkshire has asked us to share the following information about services for children and young people with additional needs and their families during the coronavirus pandemic: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust’s CAMHS, Neurodiversity and all-age Eating Disorders services are working hard to ensure that they can continue to provide care and support to
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Coronavirus: All leisure and social activities suspended

Following further updates to the Government advice about measures to help contain the coronavirus and closures of leisure centres and schools, Autism Berkshire is halting all its social and leisure activities until further notice. This means that the following services are suspended until official advice about the coronavirus changes and the facilities that we use for
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Coronavirus: Update on changes to Autism Berkshire services

Following the Government’s revised advice about measures to help contain the coronavirus, Autism Berkshire is taking the following steps: – Our staff will be working from home for the time being. If you need to get in touch with us for advice about autism, please email our family support team at contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and for benefits advice,
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Coronavirus: Our services continue to run as scheduled

Although our All About Autism conference has been postponed due to the coronavirus situation, our other services will continue operating, subject to official advice. At the moment our planned autism advice workshop in Wokingham on Thursday, March 19, will be going ahead, along with a benefits advice workshop about benefits for autistic young people and
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Speakers cover range of autism-related topics in conference presentations and workshops

Parents, carers and professionals can hear from autism specialists and an autistic advocate and get expert advice at new workshop sessions at our All About Autism 2020 conference in Slough on Tuesday, March 31, during World Autism Awareness Week. Dr Fiona Knott, who is again our opening speaker, will talk about her latest work on Autism and Anxiety and offer
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Trampolining sessions expand to include young adults

Autism Berkshire is launching extra trampolining classes in Bracknell and Reading for autistic teenagers and adults aged 14 to 25, thanks to a grant from Sport England. Trampolining has a number of benefits for autistic people of all ages, from easing stress and anxiety and helping to improve coordination, balance and motor skills, to providing
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Review recommends ways to improve East Berkshire’s autism and ADHD services

The East Berkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group has released a blueprint for future autism and ADHD services for children and adults in the area, drawing on the findings of a review of existing services and the challenges that they face. The review team from healthcare consultants Attain talked to autistic people, people with ADHD and
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AGM results in range of ideas for improved services from Autism Berkshire and NHS

Members attending Autism Berkshire’s 2019 AGM were asked to give their views on the charity’s services and ideas for changes, along with ways that NHS autism services  could be improved. The meeting was held at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground in Taplow on Sunday, September 22, in conjunction with a fun day for members of
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