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October 2018

Rising to the Challenge – 2018 Workshops – Solihull

12th October at 11:00 am - 23rd November at 1:00 pm
Renewal Family Centre, Vulcan Road (Off Lode Lane)
Solihull, West Midlands B91 2JR United Kingdom
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Free

Rising to the Challenge 2018 Workshops in Solihull for family carers. “Best parent training and support programme” Social Care Award 2017 This course is part of the Solar Emotional Health and Well Being Service so places are only available to family carers living in Solihull. About the Course Families attending this course will gain greater confidence in living with autism and feel better equipped to manage the difficulties they are experiencing. All participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences and take away ideas,…

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Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations Workshop for Parents – Shrewsbury

24th October at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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Free

Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations Workshop Building supportive bridges between you and your child Free for Shropshire parents The workshop will cover: What Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations are How they can be used and how to write them Practical opportunity to have a go at writing a social story Date: Wednesday 24th October 2018 Time: 9:30am -12.00pm Location: Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 3QG Cost: Free for Shropshire parents Booking Information: To book this event please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/social-stories-comic-strip-conversations-workshops-shrewsbury For more…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham

24th October 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. Please note, Parking is restricted at Regent Court, however there are a number of local car parks. Date: Wednesday 24th October 2018 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, B15 1NU Cost: £5 Booking Information: To book this event please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-autism-for-parents-and-carers-birmingham-2018 For more information…

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Parents Support Group – Longbridge (evening)

24th October at 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Sainsbury’s Cafe, Sainsbury’s, Longbridge Lane, Longbridge
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2TW United Kingdom
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Free

Parent & Carer Support Group. As we have been chosen as charity of the year by Sainsbury’s Longbridge, we have decided to put on this free evening support group for families within the area. These meetings 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. This group runs on Wednesdays: 26th September, 24th October, 28th November 2018 Date: Wednesday 24th October 2018…

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Autism Advice Session – Shrewsbury

25th October at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG 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 25th October 2018 Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm Location: Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 3QG 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 is…

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

25th October 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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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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Coffee Morning – Bridgnorth

26th October at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cartway United Reformed Methodist Church, Cartway
Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4BG 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: Friday 28th September 2018 Friday 26th October 2018 Friday 30th November 2018   Date: Friday 26th October 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Cartway Methodist Church, Cartway, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4BG Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book,…

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LEGO Club for Children – Shrewsbury

30th October at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Children’s Centre, Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, West Midlands SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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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 30th October 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Children’s Centre,…

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Autism Advice Session – Craven Arms

31st October at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Gateway, Auction Yard
Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9BW 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. These sessions run on: Wednesday 26th September Wednesday 31st October Wednesday 28th November Wednesday 19th December   Date: Wednesday 31st October 2018 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Gateway, Auction Yard, Craven Arms, SY7 9BW Cost: Free Booking Information: to…

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November 2018

Starving My Anxiety Monster – Shrewsbury (FULLY BOOKED)

2nd November at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED Starving My Anxiety Monster - Shrewsbury An Anxiety Workshop for 8 - 13 year olds Topics Covered: What anxiety is and what makes you anxious How anxiety affects your body and how you think, feel and behave Ways to reduce your anxiety Parents must live in the Shropshire Council area Date: Friday 2nd November 2018 Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm Location: Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 3QG Cost: FREE for Shropshire Families To book this event please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/starving-my-anxiety-monster-shrewsbury-2nd-november…

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

3rd November 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 3rd November 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 – Allens Croft

5th November at 9:30 am - 2:45 pm
Allens Croft Childrens’ Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath
Birmingham, West Midlands B14 6RP United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like to have some advice on caring for the person you support? We are offering free 30 minute one to one advice and guidance sessions for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book an appointment in advance. Date: Monday 5th November 2018 Time: 9.30am - 2:45pm Location: Allens Croft, Allens Croft Road, Birmingham, B14 6RP Booking Information: To book an appointment please call 03030 300 111 For more information, please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 0121 450 7582 Our advice sessions…

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Autism Advice Session – Tipton

5th November at 10:00 am - 2:00 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: Monday 5th November 2018 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm 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 – Dudley

8th November 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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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 8th November 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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Stay & Play Session for Preschool Children – Shrewsbury

8th November 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 8th November 2018 Time: 10:00am…

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Planning for the Future – Shrewsbury (Evening)

8th November at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Space, TESCO Extra, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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Planning for the Future Evening Sessions 7-9pm An information session with Kelly Kubilius, Preparing for Adulthood Lead, Adult Social Care, Shropshire Council. Topics covered will be: Services for adults Transition planning Adult social care assessments Date: Thursday 8th November 2018 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location:  Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA Cost: FREE For Shropshire Families (Families must live in the Shropshire Council area) Booking Information: To book this event please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/planning-for-the-future-shrewsbury-8th-november-2018 For more information about this event please contact the Shropshire team:…

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Autism Advice Session – Market Drayton

9th November at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Raven House, Cheshire Street
Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3AH 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. These sessions run on: Wednesday 12th September Friday 12th October Friday 9th November   Date: Friday 9th November 2018 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Raven House,  Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, TF9 3AH Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield

9th November 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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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 9th November 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…

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Autism Advice Session – Oswestry

9th November 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: Friday 9th November 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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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

12th November at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Our Place Community Hub, Multifunction Room, 1 & 2 South Cottages, Farthing Lane
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B72 1RN United Kingdom
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Parent & Carer Support Group. An opportunity for parents/carers of a child with autism to meet up, have a chat and share information. A family outreach worker will usually be present to offer advice and guidance. The coffee bar will be open for parents to buy hot drinks or refreshments. This group runs on Mondays: 17th September, 8th October, 12th November, 10th December 2018   Date: Monday 12th November 2018 Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Our Place Community Hub, Multifunction Room, 1 & 2 South Cottages,…

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