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May 2019

Rising to the Challenge – 2019 Workshops – Solihull

8th May at 10:30 am - 26th June at 12:30 pm
Renewal Family Centre, Vulcan Road (Off Lode Lane)
Solihull, West Midlands B91 2JR United Kingdom
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Free
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Rising to the Challenge - Workshops in Solihull for SOLAR Parents and 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 (scroll down for full details): 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…

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Autism Advice Session – Oswestry

24th May 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. These sessions run on: Friday 11th January 2019 Thursday 7th February 2019 Friday 8th March 2019 Thursday 11th April 2019 Friday 24th May 2019 Friday 28th June 2019   Date: Friday 24th May 2019 Time: 11:00am…

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Stay & Play Session at Scallywags (up to 10yrs) – Birmingham (Sunday)

26th May at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Scallywags Play Centre, 20b Fort Parkway, The Fort Shopping Park
Birmingham, West Midlands B24 9FP United Kingdom
£3
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Would you like a sunday morning play session at Scallywags with your child with autism and siblings? For children who have autism, their siblings and parents/carers. Age up to 10yrs This is an opportunity for families to get to know each other in a relaxed and friendly environment. This session runs on Sundays: 28th April 2019 26th May 2019 30th June 2019   Date: Sunday 26th May 2019 Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Location: Scallywags, 20B Fort Parkway, The Fort Shopping Park, Birmingham, B24 9FP Cost: £3 per child…

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Trip to ThinkTank at Science Museum – Birmingham

29th May at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
ThinkTank Science Museum, Millennium Point, Curzon Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7AP United Kingdom
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£3
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THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Enjoy a trip to the ThinkTank with Autism West Midlands! At the ThinkTank you will find four floors of hands-on exhibits and historical collections that will amaze and inspire you, showing you the science of the world all around us. AWM staff will be situated near the entrance to the Thinktank museum from 10.30am till 2.30pm for you to collect your wristbands. Date: Wednesday 29th May 2019 Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm Location: ThinkTank, Millennium Point, Curzon Street,…

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LEGO Club – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

30th May at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunflower House Community Room, Kendal Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4ES United Kingdom
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LEGO Club for Children of all Ages FREE (Families must live in the Shropshire Council area). A Lego session for children with autism or autistic traits, their siblings and parents. The club is suitable for children of all ages. This is also a chance to meet and chat with other parents, children and Autism West Midlands staff. Date: Thursday 30th May 2019 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Sunflower House Community Room, Kendal Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4ES Cost: Free Booking Information: To book and for more information please contact the…

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Dads Support Group – Birmingham, Digbeth

30th May at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Digbeth Dining Club, Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth
Birmingham, West Midlands B9 4AG 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 autistic children. 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. Date: Thursday 30th May 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Digbeth Dining Club, Lower Trinity Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B9 4AG Cost: Free Booking…

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LEGO and Crafts Club – Bridgnorth

31st May at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Reformed Methodist Church, Cartway
Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4BG United Kingdom
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LEGO and Crafts Club for Children of all Ages - Bridgnorth FREE (Families must live in the Shropshire Council area). A Lego and Craft session for children with autism or autistic traits, their siblings and parents. The club is suitable for children of all ages. This is also a chance to meet and chat with other parents, children and Autism West Midlands staff. Date: Friday 31st May 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: United Reformed Methodist Church, Cartway, Bridgnorth, WV16 4BG (Parking: Smithfield, Old Smithfield, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4QT) Cost:…

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June 2019

Autism Advice Session – Market Drayton

4th June at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Raven House, Cheshire Street
Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3AH 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: Monday 28th January 2019 Monday 4th March 2019 Monday 1st April 2019 Tuesday 4th June 2019 Monday 1st July 2019 Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Raven House, Cheshire…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Oldbury

4th June at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Singlepoint Family Hub, Christchurch Primary School, Albert Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4DE United Kingdom
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Would you like to have some advice on caring for the person you support? We are offering free 45 minute one to one advice and guidance sessions for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book an appointment in advance. Advice Sessions are available at: Oldbury - Tuesday 4th June 2019 - Fully Booked West Bromwich - Monday 17th June 2019   Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019 - Fully Booked Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm) Location: Singlepoint, Albert Street, Oldbury, B69…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

5th June at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton
Birmingham, West Midlands B30 3ES United Kingdom
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£5
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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. This free 3 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour.   Date: Wednesday 5th June 2019 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton, B30 1ES Cost: £5 Booking Information: To book please visit the online eShop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-autism-for-parents-and-carers-2019-birmingham-kings-norton For more information please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 496  

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Autism Advice Session – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

6th June at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crowmoor Early Help Hub, 112 Crowmere Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 5JJ 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. This session runs on: Thursday 6th June 2019 Thursday 4th July 2019   Date: Thursday 6th June 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Crowmoor Early Help Hub, Crowmoor Primary School, Crowmere Road, SY2 5JJ Cost: Free Booking Information: to book…

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Coffee Morning – Sandwell, West Bromwich

6th June at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
YMCA West Bromwich, 38 Carter's Green
West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9LG 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. Date: Thursday 6th June 2019 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: YMCA, 38 Carters Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just turn up. For more information about this event please contact Donna: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525 Funded…

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Autism Advice Session – Walsall, Pelsall

6th June at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pelsall Village Centre, High Street, Pelsall
Walsall, West Midlands WS3 4LX United Kingdom
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Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? One to one advice and guidance for parents and carers of children diagnosed with autism, or children going through Multi Agency Assessment for Autism. Please book a 45 minute appointment in advance. Please do not bring your child with autism to this appointment. These sessions run on: Thursday 4th April 2019 Thursday 2nd May 2019 Thursday 6th June 2019 Thursday 4th July 2019   Date: Thursday 6th June 2019 Time: 10:00am…

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Understanding Your Child with Autism – Shrewsbury (Evenings)

6th June at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Space, Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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A series of two free evening sessions for family carers of children with autism or being assessed for autism. These practical sessions will give you the opportunity to share experiences and take away ideas, strategies and resources. Topics covered include autism as a spectrum condition, communication in autism and making sense of behaviour. Topics covered • Autism as a spectrum condition • Communication difficulties in autism • Making sense of why children with autism behave as they do • Developing better communication with your…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Northfield

7th June at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2NQ United Kingdom
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Would you like to have some advice on caring for the person you support? We are offering free 45 minute one to one advice and guidance sessions for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Please book an appointment in advance. These sessions run on: Friday 3rd May 2019 - Fully Booked Friday 7th June 2019 - Fully Booked   Date: Friday 7th June 2019 - Fully Booked Time: 10.30am - 3:00pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

10th June 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. This group runs on Mondays:   8th April 2019 13th May 2019 10th June 2019 15th July 2019   Date: Monday 10th June 2019 Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Our Place Community Hub, Multifunction Room, 1 & 2 South Cottages, Farthing Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1RN Cost: Free Booking Information: No need…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Shifnal

10th June 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 8th April 2019 Monday 13th May 2019 Monday 10th June 2019 Monday 8th July 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Oswestry, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Market Drayton

11th June 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 Tuesdays: Tuesday 9th April 2019 Tuesday 14th May 2019 Tuesday 11th June 2019 Tuesday 9th July 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar…

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Coffee Morning – Allens Croft, Birmingham

12th June at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Allens Croft Childrens’ Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath
Birmingham, West Midlands B14 6RP 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: Wednesday 10th April 2019 Wednesday 8th May 2019 Wednesday 12th June 2019 Wednesday 10th July 2019   Date: Wednesday 12th June 2019 Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Location: Allens Croft Children’s Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6RP Cost: Free Booking…

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Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations Workshop – Sandwell, Oldbury

12th June at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Singlepoint Family Hub, Christchurch Primary School, Albert Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4DE United Kingdom
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Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations Workshop Building supportive bridges between you and your child 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 12th June 2019 Time: 10.00am -12.30pm Location: Singlepoint, Albert Street, Oldbury, B69 4DE Cost: Free for Sandwell Parents Booking Information: To book this event or for more information please contact Donna: T: 07881 109 525…

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