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March 2019

Rising to the Challenge – 2019 Workshops – Shrewsbury

29th March at 9:30 am - 17th May at 12:30 pm
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
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£10
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Rising to the Challenge 2019 Workshops in Shrewsbury for family carers living in Shropshire “Best parent training and support programme” Social Care Award 2017 A series of six workshops during March, April and May for family carers who really want to understand their child’s autism. This course is funded by Shropshire Council and Shropshire’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 greater confidence…

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April 2019

Dads Support Group – Birmingham, Stirchley (Evening)

25th April at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The British Oak Pub, 1364 Pershore Road, Stirchley
Birmingham, West Midlands B30 2XS United Kingdom
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Free
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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 25th April 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: British Oak Pub,1364 Pershore Road, Stirchley, Birmingham, B30 2XS Cost: Free Booking Information: to…

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Easter Eggstravaganza – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

26th April at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
Free
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Shropshire Services Easter Eggstravaganza. Including: Relax Kids session Enjoy Easter treats and crafts Get creative with Scrappies Chill out at Movie time Learn about autism Lego area Sensory play Activity Room Schedule: 10am - 10.50am - Easter crafts and treats 11am - 11.50am - Learn about autism (for kids) 12pm - 12.50pm - Movie time with the new Lego film “The Secret Exhibit” 1pm - 1.50pm - Relax Kids session with Sarah Main hall activities will be available throughout the…

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

28th April 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 28th April 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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Autism Advice Session – Craven Arms

29th April at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Gateway, Auction Yard
Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9BW United Kingdom
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Free
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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 7th January 2019 Monday 4th February 2019 Monday 18th March 2019 Monday 29th April 2019 Monday 17th June 2019 Date: Monday 29th April 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Gateway, Auction Yard,…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Smethwick

29th April at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smethwick Library, 100 High Street
Smethwick, West Midlands B66 1AA United Kingdom
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Free
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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: Tipton - Friday 12th April 2019 Rowley Regis - Tuesday 14th May 2019 Smethwick - Monday 29th April 2019 Wednesbury - Monday 20th May 2019   Date: Monday 29th April 2019 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm…

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Parents Support Group – Shrewsbury (Evening)

29th April at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Featherbed, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4AB United Kingdom
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Free
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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 Mondays: Monday 25th March 2019 Monday 29th April 2019 Monday 24th June 2019   Date: Monday 29th April 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: The Featherbed, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4AB Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Chelmsley Wood

30th April at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coleshill Heath Primary School, Lime Grove
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 7PY United Kingdom
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Free
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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: Tuesday 30th April 2019 Thursday 18th July 2019   Date: Tuesday 30th April 2019 Time: 10.00am - 3:00pm Location: Coleshill Heath Hub, Coleshill Heath School, Lime Grove, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7PY Booking Information: To book a place or for…

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May 2019

Autism Advice Session – Walsall, Pelsall

2nd May at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pelsall Village Centre, High Street, Pelsall
Walsall, West Midlands WS3 4LX United Kingdom
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Free
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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 2nd May 2019 Time: 10:00am…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Sandwell, Tipton

3rd May at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Burnt Tree Childrens’ Centre, Tividale Street
Tipton, West Midlands DY4 7SD United Kingdom
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Free
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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: Friday 3rd May 2019 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm 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 Donna: T: 07881 109 525 E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk    

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Autism Advice Sessions – Northfield

3rd May 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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Free
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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 Friday 7th June 2019   Date: Friday 3rd May 2019 Time: 10.30am - 3:00pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please…

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Awareness of Autism for Shropshire Practitioners – Shrewsbury

8th May at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
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Free
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Awareness of Autism for Shropshire Practitioners Are you a Shropshire based practitioner and would like a better understanding of autism? A free 2 hour course for practitioners working with families and children in Shropshire which includes: • An introduction to autism • How autism affects children • Information about how autism is diagnosed • Simple strategies that work • Supporting families of children with autism We ask that no more than five places are booked by any one organisation, if…

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Coffee Morning – Allens Croft, Birmingham

8th May 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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Free
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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 8th May 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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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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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Shirley

9th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Bridge, 234 Stratford Road
Shirley, West Midlands B90 3AG United Kingdom
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Free
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Designed for parents and carers. This free 2 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 This event also runs on Wednesday 17th July 2019 Date: Thursday 9th May 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…

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Autism Advice Session – Shrewsbury (Evening Sessions)

9th May at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Space, TESCO Extra, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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Free
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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 Evenings: Thursday 10th January 2019 Friday 15th February 2019 Thursday 14th March 2019 Thursday 11th April 2019 Thursday 9th May 2019 Thursday 13th June 2019 Thursday 11th July 2019 Date:…

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Parents Support Group, Sandwell, Tipton (Evening)

9th May at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ASDA Tipton, Wednesbury Oak Road
Tipton, West Midlands DY4 0BP United Kingdom
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Free
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This 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. Date: Thursday 9th May 2019 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Location: ASDA Tipton, Wednesbury Oak Road, Tipton, DY4 0BP Cost: Free for Sandwell Families Booking Information: To book please visit: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/parents-support-group-sandwell-tipton-evening For more information, please contact Donna: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525 Funded by Sandwell Council  

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Parents Support Group – Birmingham, Northfield

10th May 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
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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. These sessions also run on: Friday 14th June 2019 Friday 19th July 2019 Date: Friday 10th May 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ Cost: Free…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

13th May 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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Free
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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 13th May 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

13th May at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Trinity Methodist Church, Victoria Road
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8AF United Kingdom
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Free
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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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