Category Archives: Support

Register for first Berkshire West Autism & ADHD service workshops

Parents and carers can now register for free workshops being delivered by Autism Berkshire and Parenting Special Children for the new Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service in early 2021. These workshops are open to parents and carers who are registered with a GP surgery that is part of the Berkshire West CCG (which
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Support services still available despite lockdown

Autism Berkshire will still be available to help autistic people in the county and their families during the second coronavirus pandemic lockdown, which starts at midnight tonight. Our Helpline and forthcoming online autism advice and benefits workshops will be running as planned, along with the online sessions of our Bear With Me and 197 Club
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Coronavirus: Benefits Service still here to help online and by phone

Our Benefits Service advisers Kevin Jackson and Carrie Steers are still available to help autistic people and their families with applications and appeals during the coronavirus shutdown. As they cannot meet clients face-to-face at our office in Reading or at Shelter’s office in Slough for the time being, they are offering advice by phone and
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Reading parents can find out about massage therapy and support services at special event

Autism Berkshire is delighted to be able to give parents and carers of autistic children living in Reading the opportunity to hear about support available from Brighter Futures for Children, which now runs children’s services for the borough council, and to meet specialist massage and sensory therapist Sophie Webster. Sophie, who works with autistic pupils
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Free workshops and support groups on offer to parents and carers in Slough

Parents and carers living in the Borough of Slough can now register for free places at a series of autism training workshops taking place over the next two months. We are offering more Autism Seminars for Families courses, developed by the National Autistic Society; a workshop on Emotional Self-Regulation focusing on ways to help autistic children and
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Get free advice at start of benefits application process

Due to high demand for help with benefits applications from our expert adviser Kevin Jackson and to better reflect the costs of providing the Benefits Service, we are making some changes to what help is available free of charge and which benefit advice and support services require payment of fees. We will continue to provide free help to autistic people and
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