Social Interaction Group for Children and Young People

A new 6 week course for young people in mainstream education, aged 8 -16 (up to school year 6, and school years 7-11), who either already have a diagnosis of Autism and/or ADHD or are on the Berkshire CAMHS waiting list for assessment.

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for links to our latest events and to sign up to our mailing list.

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:

A six week face-to-face course on Mondays after school 4:30pm – 6pm: 28th Feb to 4th April
A six week face-to-face course on Mondays after school 4:30pm – 6pm: 10th Jan to 14th Feb (This course has been moved online).
***Deadline for applications extended to Monday 17th January, course will start 24th January***
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/your child or any other member of your household is unwell.
All adults and secondary school age children are required to do a lateral flow test 48 hours prior to attending a PSC event, and test negative.
Please note we will check your temperature on arrival. Anyone found to have a high temperature or displaying signs of being unwell will not be able to join in.
  • 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 1.5 hour weekly sessions
  • DELIVERED BY Specialist Practitioners who run our Auticulate group
  • FREQUENCY Termly