ASSIST - Autism Specific Workshops

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ASSIST offer a variety of autism specific workshops to parents, carers, practitioners and anyone with an interest in autism.  There is a charge for attending. Please ask for current workshop dates and information or download the latest flyer. The workshops are suitable for adult learning.

For dates and information, or to book a place on a workshop, please contact:

ASSIST Children’s Services, Wokingham Borough Council

It is important that delegates have a basic understanding and knowledge of autism, either through their own experience or by having attended autism awareness training previously.  ‘What is’ autism is covered in depth in the Autism Awareness workshop only.

  • Autism Awareness
  • Supporting autistic individuals to understand and self-manage emotions and feelings – including anger
  • A positive, systematic approach to finding solutions – autism focused
  • Drawing whilst talking! A practical intervention suitable to use with many autistic people
  • Understanding and writing social/visual scripts - a practical intervention which may be beneficial for autistic people
  • Sexual development and puberty – autism focused
  • Supporting siblings of autistic people
  • Online safety - with an autism perspective

Daytime workshops are offered face to face at the Woodley Airfield Centre, RG5 4UX.  Free parking and refreshments are available.

Evening workshops are usually online via Microsoft Teams’

Contact information

Our autism support service
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Contact Name
Pam Breslin
Contact Position
ASSIST manager
Please email in the first instance with your query or for more information, including booking a place Please email in the first instance with your query or for more information, including booking a place


Woodley Airfield Centre,
Hurricane Way
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Costs and Fee Information

Cost details

Cost of each workshop, per adult:

Subsidised by Wokingham Borough Council

Parents, Carer, Autistic individuals         £10.00

Professionals, Practitioners,  Others       £40.00 


These workshops are suitable for adult learning

Facilities and Accessibility

Free Parking

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Booking / Registration Required
Booking and Registration Notes

Places must be booked

Provision For

Supporting people with
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Local Offer

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs


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