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June 2018

Rising to the Challenge – 2018 Workshops – Shrewsbury

21st June at 9:30 am - 28th September at 9:30 pm
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
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Rising to the Challenge Workshops in Shrewsbury for family carers living in Shropshire “Best parent training and support programme” Social Care Award 2017   A series of six workshops for family carers who really want to understand their child’s autism. This course is funded by Shropshire Council and Shrophire’s Clinical Commissioning Group so places are only available for family carers living in the Shropshire Council area. About the course Families attending this course will gain a greater confidence in living with autism…

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August 2018

Shropshire Summer Holiday Activity Programme 2018

1st August at 11:00 am - 31st August at 4:00 pm
£37.50

Shropshire Summer Holiday Activity Programme 2018 Every Wednesday and Friday from 1st August through to 31st August for ages to 13 – 17, 11:00am - 4:00pm ARTS & CRAFTS COOKING & BAKING FUN SCIENCE ACTIVITIES CLIMBING WALL TRAMPOLINING DAY TRIPS OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPLORE AUTISM, SELF ESTEEM, ANXIETY & OTHER ISSUES ....and more!   Date: Wednesdays & Fridays from 1st to 31st August 2018 Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: Belle Vue Youth Club, The Club House, Rocke Street, Belle Vue, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7PY Cost: £37.50 (minimum 5 sessions) - £75…

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Visit to Hatton Country World – August 20th 2018

20th August at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hatton Country World, Dark Lane
Hatton, Warwickshire CV35 8XA United Kingdom
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£8.50

Have a great day out with Autism West Midlands at Hatton Country World! An unforgettable day of fun, action, new experiences and a bit of learning for families with children up to the age of 12 in a lovely safe and very happy environment. Date: Monday 20th August 2018. Time: Autism West Midlands staff will be at the entrance from 10.30am-2.30pm, to give out wristbands/tickets. Location: Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8XA. Cost: Child/Adult £8.50 (One carer goes free with every…

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LEGO Club for Children – Shrewsbury – FULLY BOOKED

21st August at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Children’s Centre, Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, West Midlands SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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Free

FULLY BOOKED LEGO Club for Children - Shrewsbury. FREE Club A Lego play session for children with autism or autistic traits, their siblings and parents. The club is suitable for children of all ages who love Lego. There will be plenty of Lego for everyone and toys suitable for younger siblings too. This is also a chance to meet and chat with other parents, children and Autism West Midlands staff. Families must live in the Shropshire Council area. Date: Tuesday 21st August 2018 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: The…

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Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 – Smethwick

22nd August at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cape Hill and Bearwood Childrens’ Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick
Birmingham, West Midlands B66 3PX United Kingdom
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£37.50

Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 - Smethwick A free series of 6 weekly sessions for young people with autism to take place over the summer holidays! Sensory crafts, arts, pool, xbox, table tennis, table football & other games! Sessions will include games, art and crafts and sensory activities, as well as focused sessions to assist with personal development, e.g. anxiety, self esteem, emotional regulation. There will also be a relaxation session called “Chill Skills” for 11-18 year olds, to assist with managing stress and anxiety.…

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Understanding Autism for Professionals – Tipton

23rd August at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dance Hall, Coneygre Youth Arts Centre, Sedgley Road East
Tipton, West Midlands DY4 8UH United Kingdom
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Free

Understanding Autism for Professionals. Designed for professionals. The session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behavior. Sessions run on: 30th April, 18th June, 23rd August 2018 Date: Thursday 23rd August 2018 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Dance Hall, Coneygre Youth Arts Centre, Sedgley Road East, Tipton, DY4 8UH (SatNav: DY4 8XA) Cost: Free for Sandwell Professionals Booking Information: To book this event or for more information please contact Rebecca or Donna: T:  07881 109 502 / 07881 109…

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Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 – Smethwick

29th August at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cape Hill and Bearwood Childrens’ Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick
Birmingham, West Midlands B66 3PX United Kingdom
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£37.50

Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 - Smethwick A free series of 6 weekly sessions for young people with autism to take place over the summer holidays! Sensory crafts, arts, pool, xbox, table tennis, table football & other games! Sessions will include games, art and crafts and sensory activities, as well as focused sessions to assist with personal development, e.g. anxiety, self esteem, emotional regulation. There will also be a relaxation session called “Chill Skills” for 11-18 year olds, to assist with managing stress and anxiety.…

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

30th August at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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Free

Are you a father of a child with autism and would like some advice and support? At our evening dads group you can learn more about autism & meet other dads who have children with autism. Discuss ideas and strategies to help manage behaviour. *Dads need to register for the group. Once registered they can attend as and when they like. This support group runs on Thursdays: 25th January, 22rd February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June, 26th…

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September 2018

Saturday Youth Group (9-18yrs) – North Shropshire – Whitchurch

1st September at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Beechtree Community Centre, (next to the Community Hospital) Claypit Street
Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1NT United Kingdom
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£3

Would you like a great games and activities morning? This is a youth group for ages 9-18yrs Come and play board games, chess, Scrabble, Monopoly and more! Parents can stay for a coffee and chat or leave their child for the session. This session runs on the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month. Date: Saturday 1st September 2018 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Beechtree Community Centre, (next to the Community Hospital) Claypit Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1NT Cost: £3 per child Booking Information: No need to book,…

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Autism Advice Session – Tipton

6th September at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Burnt Tree Childrens’ Centre, Tividale Street
Tipton, West Midlands DY4 7SD United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? Free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance. Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment. Date: Thurssday 6h September 2018 Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm Location: Burnt Tree Children’s Centre,, Tividale Street, Tipton, DY4 7SD Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Donna: T: 07881 109 525 E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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Autism Advice Session – Shrewsbury (Evening)

6th September at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TESCO Extra, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? Free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance. Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment. Date: Thursday 6th September 2018 Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Location: The Community Room, TESCO Extra, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team: T: 0303 03 00…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield

7th September at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2NQ United Kingdom
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Free

Are you the parent or carer of a child on the autistic spectrum? Our Parent Support Groups are an opportunity for parents/carers of a child with autism to meet up, have a chat and share information. A family outreach worker will be present to offer advice and guidance. Date: Friday 7th September 2018 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. If you would like more information about…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham

10th September at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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£5

  Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. The session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behavior. Sessions run on: 26th January, 22nd March (Evening), 11th May, 7th June, 10th September 2018 Please note, Parking is restricted at Regent Court, however there are a number of local car parks. Date: Monday 10th September 2018 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, B15…

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Coffee Morning – Shifnal

10th September at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Trinity Methodist Church, Victoria Road
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8AF United Kingdom
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Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting? An opportunity to meet up with other parents, share ideas, celebrate achievements and offer support. A member of Autism West Midlands will be present to offer advice and guidance. These sessions run on: Monday 10th September 2018 Monday 8th October 2018 Monday 12th November 2018 Monday 10th December 2018   Date: Monday 10th September 2018 Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Location: Trinity Methodist Church. Victoria Road, Shifnal, TF11 8AF Cost: Free…

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Autism Advice Session – Dudley

11th September at 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Pens Meadow – Post 16, Tiled House Lane, Pensnett
Dudley, West Midlands DY5 4LN United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? Free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance. Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment. Date: Tuesday 11th September 2018 Time: 9:30am - 3:00pm Location: Pens Meadow - Post 16, Tiled House Lane, Pensnett, Dudley, DY5 4LN Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact Sue: T: 0303 03…

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Coffee Morning – Market Drayton

11th September at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Café, Festival Centre, Frogmore Road
Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3AX United Kingdom
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Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting? An opportunity to meet other parents who have a child with autism, to share tips and stories, and access resources in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. These sessions run on: Tuesday 11th September 2018 Tuesday 9th October 2018 Tuesday 13th November 2018 Tuesday 11th December 2018 Date: 11th September 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Café, Festival Centre, Frogmore Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3AX…

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Coffee Morning – Wednesbury

12th September at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street
Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 9EH United Kingdom
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Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting? Meet up with other parents who have children with autism, an opportunity to meet other parents who have a child with autism, to share tips and stories, hear from guest speakers and access books and resources. These sessions run on: Wednesday 11th July 2018 Wednesday 12th September 2018   Date: Wednesday 12th September 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street, Wednesbury, WS10 9EH Cost: Free Booking Information: No…

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Autism Advice Session – Oswestry

12th September at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oswestry Youth Centre, Oak Street
Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1LW United Kingdom
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Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? Free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance. Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment. Date: Wednesday 12th September 2018 Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: Oswestry Youth Centre, Oak Street, Oswestry, SY11 1LW Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team: T: 0303 03 00 111 E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event…

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Stay & Play Session for Preschool Children – Shrewsbury

13th September at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like to attend a preschool play session specifically for children with autism/developmental delays? A play session for preschool children and their parents who may have autism/global developmental delay (diagnosis not needed). Preschool age siblings are welcome too. An opportunity to meet others in a supportive environment and seek advice from Autism West Midlands staff.   These sessions run on Thursdays: 13th September 2018 11th October 2018 8th November 2018 6th December 2018   Date: Thursday 13th September 2018…

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Coffee Morning – Shrewsbury

14th September at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting? An opportunity to meet up with other parents, share ideas, celebrate achievements and offer support. A member of Autism West Midlands will be present to offer advice and guidance. These sessions run on: Friday 14th September 2018 Friday 19th October 2018 Friday 16th November 2018 Friday 21st December 2018   Date: Friday 14th September 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA (inside the Tesco store) Cost: Free Booking…

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