Tag Archives: Wokingham

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Leisure activity details for Reading and Wokingham in 2017-18 now available

Autism Berkshire’s 2017-18 programme of leisure activities is taking shape. Details of sessions until March next year of the Reading Games Club, for children and teenagers with autism aged 8 to 15, or who are on the waiting list for diagnosis – plus their siblings – and the Wokingham Youth Group, for 8 to 17-year-olds,
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Don’t miss out on Supporting Teenagers workshop in Wokingham

We still have free places available for parents and carers in Wokingham at a workshop on Supporting Teenagers with Autism which is taking place this Thursday, February 16. Led by Dr Liz Dawes, a clinical psychologist at the Centre for Autism at the University of Reading, the workshop will provide advice on communication, social skills and
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Workshops for parents and carers still have free places available

Parents and carers still have time to book free places on a number of training workshops we are running next week. A pre-assessment workshop for those living in the west of Berkshire is taking place at Calcot on Monday, providing information and signposting advice to families with children aged 5+ who are on the Berkshire
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New advice course dates for parents and carers in Wokingham

Autism Berkshire is running two advice courses in Wokingham in the new year to support parents and carers looking after children with autism. The first is a two-day Mental Health First Aid course, on Wednesday, January 25, and Thursday, January 26, at Wokingham Town Hall, in Market Place. The course runs both days from 9am
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Job opportunities at our youth groups in Bracknell, Reading and Wokingham

Autism Berkshire has job vacancies for a Youth Group Leader in Bracknell and Playworkers for several of our youth groups around the county. The Youth Group Leader will run the Bracknell Youth Group, which meets fortnightly on Monday afternoons, and is responsible for managing three members of staff and volunteer helpers. We also need playworkers
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Survey seeks information on waiting times for ADHD assessments in Berkshire

Parents and carers living in the Berkshire whose children are on or have recently been on the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust’s ADHD Assessment Waiting List are being asked to take part in a survey on waiting times. Berkshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust said recently that the wait for an appointment was down to just six weeks but a
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Autism Berkshire’s CEO speaks out over extended closure of Wokingham school

Autism Berkshire’s chief executive officer, Jane Stanford-Beale, has told BBC TV’s South Today news programme that an extended closure of Wokingham’s Southfield School is having a serious impact on pupils and their parents. A number of parents of pupils with autism have called Autism Berkshire’s helpline asking for advice on what to do while the
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Join us at Wokingham Children with Additional Needs Family Information & Fun Day

Autism Berkshire will be one of the organisations attending this free information event supporting families of children with special educational needs or disabilities in Wokingham. The fun day is on Saturday, October 1, at St Crispin’s Leisure Centre, in London Road, from 11am to 4pm. As well as a wide range of stalls, there will be
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New Wokingham youth group holds first session

Autism Berkshire is pleased to announce that our new Wokingham youth group will meet for the first time on Saturday this week, July 2. Sessions will take place at Wokingham Youth Centre, in Reading Road, between 1.15pm and 3.15pm. Click here for more details of future meetings on Saturdays until March next year. The group is
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