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197 Club gets set to resume group get-togethers

With leisure venues and pubs starting to reopen under the Government’s roadmap out of the coronavirus lockdown, Autism Berkshire’s Reading-based 197 Club for autistic adults and their parents/carers will resume some group activities from June. These will be combined with further online catch-up and quiz sessions, using Zoom. Subject to updates to the Government guidance
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SocialEyes course available for young autistic adults in west of Berkshire

Autistic adults aged 19 to 25 who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas can now request free places on an online SocialEyes course, to help them to develop their social skills and understanding. The course is being provided by the Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service, which offers advice, workshops
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Chop & Chat course for autistic adults goes online

Autism Berkshire is providing a free online Chop & Chat course, for autistic young people and adults (aged 18+) who live in Berkshire. The course is made up of eight friendly weekly classes, focused around preparing and cooking/baking a tasty simple snack, getting advice and sharing ideas for problem-solving, enjoying some light-hearted conversation games, plus
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SocialEyes course in Reading changes dates

We have had to reschedule our forthcoming SocialEyes course for autistic adults in Reading. The course, which was developed by the National Autistic Society, aims to help develop social skills and understanding. The first workshop session will now be held at the New Directions South centre, at 330 Northumberland Avenue, Whitley, on Tuesday, October 30,
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SocialEyes course for autistic adults in Reading now open for booking

A new SocialEyes course to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life will take place in Reading in the spring. The course is free of charge and is open to autistic adults aged 18 and above who are residents of the Reading Borough Council area. Led by experienced trainers from Autism Berkshire, the course starts at the New Directions Centre, at 330
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New workshops focus on safeguarding autistic girls

Autism Berkshire is delighted to announce a series of new workshops about safeguarding autistic girls, led by Berkshire-based autism advocate Carly Jones. The workshops, for autistic girls living in Berkshire, their parents and carers and professionals who work with them, will draw on material from Carly’s autistic girls-specific online safeguarding course called Boundaries, Bodies, Abuse and Reporting
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Bear With Me social group in Maidenhead celebrates 10th birthday

Members of Autism Berkshire’s Bear With Me social group for autistic adults will mark a special milestone at their meeting tonight – its 10th anniversary. Just six people attended the first meeting in September 2007. Today there are more than 50 members on the register, who will celebrate the occasion with a specially-decorated birthday cake, pictured above. The
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Socialeyes course dates now available for autistic adults in Reading

A Socialeyes course to help autistic adults to develop social skills and essential skills for everyday life will take place in Reading this autumn. The course is free of charge and is open to autistic adults aged 18 and above who are residents of the Reading Borough Council area. Led by experienced trainers from Autism Berkshire, the course starts at the New Directions Centre, at 330 Northumberland Avenue,
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