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Chance for parents to find out about adult support service

Parents and carers of older autistic teenagers and young adults in the west of Berkshire can find out about help and activities available from the new Berkshire Adult Autism Support Service at a free Transition to Adulthood workshop from the Berkshire West Autism & ADHD Support Service. The workshop is taking place online on Thursday,
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Meet-ups offer opportunities to get help and advice

The Berkshire Adult Autism Support Service is launching free meet-ups to give autistic adults – and their parents & carers – the opportunity to talk through issues and get advice and information. The first sessions will take place in Maidenhead from mid-February, with meet-ups in Reading starting in early March. Separate sessions will be held
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Friday Lunch Break will run until summer

Parents and carers of autistic children and young people in Berkshire will be able to continue to get instant advice and chat at our free Friday Lunch Break online get-togethers until the summer. The Friday Lunch Break was launched during the coronavirus lockdown at the start of 2021 and proved so popular that we secured extra funding
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Friday Lunch Break switches to fortnightly sessions

Our free Friday Lunch Break online get-togethers for parents and carers of autistic children and young people in Berkshire are switching to a fortnightly schedule for the rest of this year. The Friday Lunch Break gives parents and carers an opportunity to chat, share issues and ideas and get advice in a friendly and informal
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Wellbeing & Autism course aims to boost mental health

Autism Berkshire’s second free Wellbeing & Autism course for parents and carers of autistic children and young people who live in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire will start later this month. The course looks at supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and teenagers before and after an autism diagnosis, as well as the
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Free places available at first autism advice workshops of 2020

Free places can now be booked our first autism advice workshops in 2020 to help parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of autism or whose children are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for an autism assessment. As usual we are offering the Autism Seminars for Families workshops,  developed by the National Autistic Society,
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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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