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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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Wellbeing & Autism course supports Reading parents

Autism Berkshire’s second free Wellbeing & Autism course for parents and carers of autistic children and young people who live in the Reading Borough Council area begins in January 2021. The course looks at supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and teenagers before and after an autism diagnosis, as well as the mental
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New Berkshire West service joins up Autism & ADHD support

Autism Berkshire and our partners Parenting Special Children are delighted to announce that we have been selected by the Berkshire West NHS Clinical Commissioning Group to deliver Autism and ADHD support for children and young people and their families in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire areas from January 1, 2021. Autism Berkshire’s chief executive officer,
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Autism in Girls features in new workshops line-up

New online workshops about Autism in Girls, with Berkshire autism advocate Carly Jones, are a highlight of our autumn workshops for parents and carers who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas. Carly, pictured, who has two autistic daughters, will lead two 90-minute workshops on Friday, November 6, and Friday, November 20,
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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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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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Courses in Reading offer range of advice to parents of children with autism

Reading Borough Council is funding two courses this autumn to support parents and carers of children with autism. The first course, for parents and carers of secondary school-age children living in Reading, is a free five-week Time Out For Autism course, being run by Parenting Special Children for the council. The course starts next Tuesday,
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Helping hands and tombola prizes needed for our stall at first Bracknell Rocks Autism fun day

Autism Berkshire will have a fundraising and information stall at the Bracknell Rocks Autism fun day next week and we are looking for volunteers to staff the stall and donations of prizes for our tombola. The event is at the Bracknell Town football ground, in Larges Lane, on Saturday, June 24, from 1pm until late,
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