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September 2019

Practical Interventions 5 Day Training Course – Solihull (Evenings)

11th September at 7:00 pm - 9th October at 9:00 pm
Lyndon Methodist Church, Melton Avenue
Solihull, West Midlands B92 7QX United Kingdom
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Practical Interventions Training Course. (Evenings) This course has been adapted from Studio III™ training. A free five session physical intervention training course for family members of a child with autism. The course offers an introduction to autism and a low arousal and practical approach to managing challenging behaviour. The course will cover the following: Introduction to autism Sensory issues and autism Defining challenging behavior and why it occurs Low arousal techniques The importance of pre-empting situations Avoiding known triggers The…

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

22nd September at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Scallywags Play Centre, 20b Fort Parkway, The Fort Shopping Park
Birmingham, West Midlands B24 9FP United Kingdom
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£3
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Stay and Play is an opportunity for families to get to know one another in a relaxed and friendly environment. There will be lots of things for the kids to enjoy such as slides and climbing areas in a safe area with plenty of room to let the little ones run freely. This is a private session just for Autism West Midlands bookings and is closed to the public. Who can attend Stay and Play is for children who have autism and…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Market Drayton

23rd September 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 23rd September 2019 Monday 21st October 2019 Monday 18th November 2019 Monday 16th December 2019 Date: Monday 23rd September 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Raven House, Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, TF9 3AH Cost: Free Booking…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Chelmsley Wood

25th September at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 5BU 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: Wednesday 25th September 2019 Wednesday 9th October 2019 Tuesday 19th November 2019 Thursday 12th December 2019   Date: Wednesday 25th September 2019 Time: 10.00am - 3:00pm Location: Fordbridge Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5BU…

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Dads Support Group – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Evening)

26th September at 7:00 pm - 9:00 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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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. This event runs on: Thursday 26th September 2019 Thursday 31st October 2019 Thursday 28th November 2019   Date: Thursday 26th…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Craven Arms

30th September 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: Monday 30th September 2019 Monday 25th November 2019   Date: Monday 30th September 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Gateway, Auction Yard, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9BW Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information…

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Parents Support Group – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Evening)

30th September at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Featherbed, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4AB United Kingdom
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Are you the parent or carer of a child on the autistic spectrum? An opportunity to meet 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 evenings: Monday 30th September 2019 Monday 25th November 2019   Date: Monday 30th September 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: The Featherbed, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4AB Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. For…

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October 2019

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Shirley

1st October at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Bridge, 234 Stratford Road
Shirley, West Midlands B90 3AG United Kingdom
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Designed for parents and carers. This free 2.5 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. Booking is essential. FREE for Solihull SOLAR Families Date: Tuesday 1st October 2019 Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm Location: The Bridge, 234 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AG Cost: Free Booking Information: To book this event for more information please contact Lisa Baker, Solihull Parenting Coordinator: T: 0121 301 2773 Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.  

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Autism Advice Sessions – Birmingham, Kings Norton

2nd October at 9:30 am - 2:45 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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Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? Free one to one 45 minute advice and guidance appointments for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Booking is essential. Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Time: 9:30am - 2:45pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton, B30 1ES Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event please contact the helpline team: T: 0121 450 7575 E: info@autismwestmidlands.org.uk For more information about this event please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Oldbury

2nd October 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.   Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm) Location: Singlepoint, Albert Street, Oldbury, B69 4DE Booking Information: To book an appointment please contact 0121 450 7575 For more information about this event please contact Sue: E:…

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Sandwell Parents Lunch – Sandwell, Wednesbury

2nd October at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Chestnut Tree, Axletree Way, Wednesbury
Sandwell, West Midlands WS10 9QY United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful opportunity to make and maintain friendships with other parents who have children with autism, whilst treating yourself to a nice meal. For Sandwell Parents & Carers. Booking is essential. Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm Location: The Chestnut Tree, Axletree Way, Wednesbury, WS10 9QY To view the available menu, please visit: www.chestnuttreepubwednesbury.co.uk Cost: Free (not including cost of lunch) Booking Information: To book please contact Donna - Sandwell Family Outreach: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shrewsbury (Evenings)

3rd October 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 autistic children 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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Board Games Saturday Club – Shropshire, Whitchurch

5th October 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
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A quiet board games club for young people aged 9 to 18 years. A diagnosis of autism is not needed to attend this group, siblings are welcome too. We have a large stock of games including Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess, Connect 4, Battleships, Risk, Ticket to Ride. This Group is held on the first Saturday of each month. Parents do not need to stay with their child but are welcome to stay if they wish. Date: Saturday 5th October 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Beechtree Community…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

7th October 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: Monday 9th September 2019 Monday 7th October 2019 Monday 4th November 2019 Monday 9th December 2019 Date: Monday 7th October 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Crowmoor Early Help Hub, Crowmoor Primary School, Crowmere…

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Autism Advice Sessions – SOLAR, Solihull

7th October at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
John Lewis Discovery Room, Touchwood Shopping Centre, Homer Road,
Solihull, West Midlands B91 3GJ 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 are also available on: Tuesday 10th September 2019 Wednesday 6th November 2019 Tuesday 3rd December 2019   Date: Monday 7th October 2019 Time: 10.00am - 3:00pm Location: John Lewis, Discovery Room, (near haberdashery entrance), Touchwood Shopping Centre, Homer Road, Solihull, B91…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

7th October 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: 9th September 2019 7th October 2019 11th November 2019 16th December 2019   Date: Monday 7th October 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 to…

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Coffee Mornings – Shropshire, Market Drayton

8th October 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: 10th September 2019 8th October 2019 12th November 2019 10th December 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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Autism Advice Sessions – Chelmsley Wood

9th October at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 5BU 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: Wednesday 25th September 2019 Wednesday 9th October 2019 Tuesday 19th November 2019 Thursday 12th December 2019   Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019 Time: 10.00am - 3:00pm Location: Fordbridge Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5BU…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Evening)

10th October at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Space, Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA 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 Thursday evenings on: Thursday 12th September 2019 Thursday 10th October 2019 Thursday 7th November 2019 Thursday 12th December 2019   Date: Thursday 10th October 2019 Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Community space, TESCO Extra,…

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Parents Support Group – Birmingham, Northfield

11th October 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 a parent of an autistic child and would like some advice and support? Our Parents Support Group is an opportunity to meet with other parents, share ideas, celebrate achievements and offer support. A member of Autism West Midlands will be present to offer advice and guidance. This group runs on Fridays: 13th September 2019 11th October 2019 8th November 2019 6th December 2019   Date: Friday 11th October 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31…

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