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Autistic children get chance to help create Jubilee artwork

Autism Berkshire and Reading-based creative arts charity Jelly have been awarded a grant from the Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund by Berkshire Community Foundation, to help ensure that creativity plays an important role in local community celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this summer. The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund, supported by National Lottery
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Celebrating Alert Card success and autism-friendly museum events

Reading’s museums joined forces with Autism Berkshire and Thames Valley Police for a joint celebration to mark the return of autism and neurodiversity-friendly special events at the museums and the expansion of the Thames Valley Autism Alert Card scheme. The event took place at The Museum of English Rural Life, part of the University of
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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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