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Autism Berkshire Workshops & Courses for Parents and Carers

Autism Berkshire provides a wide range of workshops for parents and carers of children and young people living with autism.

Among those available in Reading are:

  • Family Seminars about understanding autism, managing anger and sensory needs
  • Wellbeing & Autism
  • Positive Thinking for Parents and Carers of children with additional needs
  • Volunteering Skills

Full details of all our workshops are available online at our website.

We also offer two in-depth short courses for parents and carers of autistic children, developed by the National Autistic Society - EarlyBird Plus and Teen Life. Click the course names for more details.

All our trainers have substantial experience of autism, either as parents and carers themselves or from working in the field for many years. 

If you would like more details of any of our workshops and courses, call 01189 594 594 (option 1) or email

Who to contact

Contact Name
Julia Cox
Contact Position
Senior family support worker
01189 594 594 (option 1)
Autism Berkshire Workshops for Parents and Carers

Where to go

London Street

Car parking is only available outside RISC for disabled drivers and spaces must be booked in advance by contacting RISC on 0118 958 6692.

Pay-and-display parking for other drivers is available at the Queen's Road and Oracle Centre car parks. Town centre bus stops are nearby.

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This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.