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Positive Thinking workshop on offer to parents and carers

Parents and carers who live in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire can benefit from a free Positive Thinking workshop being delivered online by Autism Berkshire in March. It offers an insight into how to approach life’s challenges in as positive a way as possible and setting realistic goals, including ideas and exercises to try at
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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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Trampolining sessions expand to include young adults

Autism Berkshire is launching extra trampolining classes in Bracknell and Reading for autistic teenagers and adults aged 14 to 25, thanks to a grant from Sport England. Trampolining has a number of benefits for autistic people of all ages, from easing stress and anxiety and helping to improve coordination, balance and motor skills, to providing
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Volunteer needed to help with admin at Autism Berkshire’s office

Autism Berkshire is looking for a volunteer office assistant or assistants to help our office and family support teams. We are looking from someone able to work at our office in Reading town centre on Fridays, answering the phone and helping with filing, data entry and other tasks. Training will be provided and travel expenses will be paid. Click here for a
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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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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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