Social Interaction Group for Children and Young People

A 6 week course for young people in mainstream education, in school years 4 to 8 (year 9 may be considered) who either already have a diagnosis of Autism and/or ADHD or are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for assessment.

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This programme has been made possible due to funding from Berkshire West NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which serves Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire and is provided as part of the Berkshire West Autism and ADHD Service in partnership with Autism Berkshire

Therefore, only children who are registered with a GP surgery that is part of the Berkshire West NHS CCG will be able to access this course. To check your surgery please click here

AIMS:

To develop the confidence and emotional well being of young people through meeting regularly with peers and exploring the social world together. The course will focus on issues including knowing ourselves, friendships, self-esteem, independence and self advocacy.

Upcoming Courses:

Sep-Oct Course: 12, 19 and 26 Sep, 3, 10 and 17 Oct: 4.30-6.30pm.

Nov-Dec Course: 7, 14, 21 and 28 Nov, 5 and 12 Dec: 4.30-6.30pm.

We recommend that parents/carers have attended or attend an Autism and/or ADHD pre or post assessment workshop or course in order for the young person and the family to have the opportunity to learn together.
Professionals, if you would like to refer please contact interact@parentingspecialchildren.co.uk

Covid Precautions: Please do not attend if you are unwell.
  • COST Free for children and young people registered at a Berkshire West NHS GP Surgery. If the group decide on any additional activities there will a small cost charged.
  • DURATION Six 2 hour weekly sessions
  • DELIVERED BY Specialist Practitioners who run our Auticulate group
  • FREQUENCY Termly