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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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Trampolining classes for children get £30,000 BBC Children in Need boost

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded us a three-year, £30,000 grant to fund our trampolining classes for autistic children and young people living in the county. BBC Children in Need has been supporting the sessions, held at Crosfields School and Meadway Sports Centre in Reading and at Bracknell
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Autism Berkshire calls for action over detention and abuse of autistic people

Autism Berkshire is calling for urgent action to improve community-based NHS services for people with autism and learning disabilities, after a series of alarming reports about mental health Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs). A harrowing BBC 1 Panorama programme investigation of the mistreatment of autistic and learning-disabled patients at a mental health unit this week
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Family Seminars offer vital advice for parents and carers in Reading

Autism Berkshire is launching a new series of Autism Seminars for Families in Reading to support parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of autism, or whose children are waiting for a Berkshire CAMHS autism assessment. We are again offering three Autism Seminars for Families courses, developed by the National Autistic Society: Understanding Autism,
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New Slough groups for autistic adults create job opportunity for support worker

Autism Berkshire is launching new social groups for autistic adults in Slough as part of the SPACE (Slough Prevention Alliance Community Engagement) scheme.  SPACE brings together more than 40 local charities and organisations, led by Slough Council for Voluntary Services, to provide residents of the Borough of Slough with information and advice about all aspects of daily living.  Autism Berkshire is
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