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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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July 2018

Siblings Workshop (8-12yrs) – Birmingham (Day 1 of 2)

25th July at 10:00 am - 26th July at 2:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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£10

Two Day Siblings Workshop (8-12yrs) - Birmingham (Day 1 of 2) A two day workshop for siblings of children with autism This siblings workshop is suitable for children aged 8-12. There will be lots of fun activities to get involved in on the day. The aims of the workshop are for siblings: To meet other teens who understand what it is like to have a brother/ sister with autism To gain a better understanding of autism To understand and feel positive about…

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Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 – Smethwick

25th July 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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Siblings Workshop (8-12yrs) – Birmingham (Day 2 of 2)

26th July at 10:00 am - 27th July at 2:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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£10

Two Day Siblings Workshop (8-12yrs) - Birmingham (Day 1 of 2) A two day workshop for siblings of children with autism This siblings workshop is suitable for children aged 8-12. There will be lots of fun activities to get involved in on the day. The aims of the workshop are for siblings: To meet other teens who understand what it is like to have a brother/ sister with autism To gain a better understanding of autism To understand and feel positive about…

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

26th July 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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Autism and Me – Chelmsley Wood

30th July at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 5BU United Kingdom
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£10

Autism and Me These practical sessions will give children the opportunity to meet others of a similar age with autism. They will learn more about positive aspects of autism through games, practical exercises, videos, work sheets and more. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own stress busting tool kit! Suitable for children aged 8 - 12 years. NB - SOLAR Families Only   3 Morning Sessions 10:30am - 1:00pm Monday 30th July Wednesday 1st August Friday 3rd…

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August 2018

Autism and Me – Chelmsley Wood

1st August at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 5BU United Kingdom
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£10

Autism and Me These practical sessions will give children the opportunity to meet others of a similar age with autism. They will learn more about positive aspects of autism through games, practical exercises, videos, work sheets and more. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own stress busting tool kit! Suitable for children aged 8 - 12 years. NB - SOLAR Families Only   3 Morning Sessions 10:30am - 1:00pm Monday 30th July Wednesday 1st August Friday 3rd…

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Autism Advice Session – West Bromwich

1st August at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hillside Childrens’ Centre, Conner Road
West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3DJ 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: Wednesday 1st August 2018 Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm Location:Hillside Children's Centre, Conner Road, West Bromwich, B71 3DJ 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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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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Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 – Smethwick

1st 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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National Trust Day Out – Discover Chirk Castle – Shropshire

2nd August at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Shropshire Summer Family Events National Trust Days Out in Shropshire Discover Chirk Castle For families with children of all ages (children remain the responsibility of their parents). We also have an event at Attingham Park on Tuesday 14th August 2018 Arrangements, such as meeting times and places for the day, will be emailed to you the week prior to the trip. Date: Thursday 2nd August 2018 Time: 11.00am - 2.30pm Location: Chirk Castle, Chirk, Near Wrexham, LL14 5AF Cost: Free Booking Information: To book this…

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Autism and Me – Chelmsley Wood

3rd August at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 5BU United Kingdom
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£10

Autism and Me These practical sessions will give children the opportunity to meet others of a similar age with autism. They will learn more about positive aspects of autism through games, practical exercises, videos, work sheets and more. Children will also have the opportunity to create their own stress busting tool kit! Suitable for children aged 8 - 12 years. NB - SOLAR Families Only   3 Morning Sessions 10:30am - 1:00pm Monday 30th July Wednesday 1st August Friday 3rd…

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

4th August 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 4th August 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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A Day at the Beach – Weston-Super-Mare August 2018

7th August at 8:15 am - 7:30 pm
Weston-Super-Mare Weston-Super-Mare, United Kingdom
£10

An opportunity to spend the day at the seaside with Autism West Midlands! Plenty to do for all: Donkey rides, fun fair, beach, amusements, pier and much more! The journey to the beach is approximately 2-3 hour with DVDs on the coach to keep everyone entertained :) Date Tuesday 7th August 2018 Time 8:30am or 9:00am departure (dependent upon pick up location) and 4.45pm pick up in Weston to return. Price £10 per person   Pick up Locations: Pickup point: BIRMINGHAM 9am…

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Sensory Craft Session – Shrewsbury – 7th August 2018

7th 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

Sensory Craft Session - Shrewsbury - 7th August 2018 (Funded by Shropshire Council and NHS CCG) A sensory craft session for children with autism or autistic traits, their siblings and parents. (Families must live in the Shropshire Council area) There will be craft activities for children of all ages and toys suitable for younger siblings. A chance to meet and chat with other parents and children and Autism West Midlands staff. Date: Tuesday 7th August 2018 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm…

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Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 – Smethwick

8th 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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Autism Advice Session – Smethwick

14th August at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cape Hill and Bearwood Childrens’ Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick
Birmingham, West Midlands B66 3PX 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 14th August 2018 Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm Location: Cape Hill Children's Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick, B66 3PX 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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National Trust Day Out – Attingham Park – Shropshire

14th August at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Shropshire Summer Family Events National Trust Days Out in Shropshire A Day at Attingham Park For families with children of all ages (children remain the responsibility of their parents). We also have an event at Chirk Castle on Thursday 2nd August 2018 Arrangements, such as meeting times and places for the day, will be emailed to you the week prior to the trip. Date: Tuesday 14th August 2018 Time: 11.00am - 2.30pm Location: Attingham Park, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 4TP Cost: Free…

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Sandwell Summer Youth Activity Programme 2018 – Smethwick

15th 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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Relax Kids and Chill Skills – 5-15 Year Olds – Sutton Coldfield

17th August at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Banners Gate Community Centre, Reay Nadin Drive
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 6UR United Kingdom
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£5

Introducing Children to Relaxation This session helps children with concentration, listening and creativity skills, their self-esteem and mental and physical health. Relax Kids (5 - 9 yrs olds) is a unique method of introducing children to relaxation. It can help their concentration, listening and creativity skills, their self-esteem and their mental and physical health. This is completed by using a special system that we have created that revolves around elements of social and emotional aspects of learning. Children are asked to complete activities…

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