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Job opportunity for Benefits Caseworker with Autism Berkshire

Due to increasing demand for help from Autism Berkshire’s Benefits Service, we have a job vacancy for a part-time Benefits Service Caseworker to assist our Benefits Manager Kevin Jackson. Since the expansion of the service since 2017 to include advice appointments for Slough residents as part of the SPACE project and offering representation at benefits
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AGM and Fun Day gives members chance to have say about Autism Berkshire services

Autism Berkshire’s 2019 AGM will be held in conjunction with our next Members’ Family Fun Day at the Thames Valley Adventure Playground on Sunday, September 22. We are combining the two events, as we want to focus at this year’s Annual General Meeting on services for families and how we can develop these in the future, so want
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Autism Berkshire invites nominations for new trustees

Autism Berkshire’s 2019 Annual General Meeting will take place in September and we are inviting nominations for new trustees to join the board that oversees the charity’s work. Anyone who is interested in becoming a trustee and would like more information should contact Autism Berkshire’s chief executive officer, Jane Stanford-Beale, for an informal discussion. She
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More Understanding Your Rights workshops on way explaining benefit applications and employment advice

Dates are now available for more of Autism Berkshire’s free Understanding Your Rights workshops, looking at a range of benefits and how to apply, and employment support for young people and adults, with our benefits expert Kevin Jackson. They will take place at Autism Berkshire’s office in Reading town centre, at 40 Caversham Road, on
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Parents and carers can book free places at autism advice workshops across Berkshire

Free places can now be booked for more Autism Seminars for Families and Emotional Self-Regulation workshops to support parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of autism or who are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism assessment. The seminars have been developed by specialists from the National Autistic Society, while the Emotional
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Find out about new autism school plan for Reading at drop-in consultation events

As a result of the increasing number of children with an autism diagnosis in Reading and the west of Berkshire, the borough council is inviting bids from education trusts to open another specialist school. It would provide 150 places for autistic children and children with complex needs, including social, emotional and mental health, aged from 5 to
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Understanding Your Rights workshops look at benefit applications and employment advice

Autism Berkshire’s benefits expert Kevin Jackson is now running a series of free Understanding Your Rights workshops, looking at benefits and how to apply, and employment support for young people and adults. They are held at Autism Berkshire’s office in Reading and the next workshop, on Monday, August 12, from 10am to noon, is aimed
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