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April 2019

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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May 2019

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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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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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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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Craven Arms

22nd May at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Gateway, Auction Yard
Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9BW United Kingdom
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Free
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A free one day course for family carers of children with autism or being assessed for autism. This practical session 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. Please bring your own lunch, tea and coffee is provided. Places are only available to family carers in the Shropshire Council area. This event runs on: Tuesday 5th March 2019 - Shifnal Wednesday 22nd May…

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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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Free
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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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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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Free
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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

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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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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Free
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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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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Solihull (Castle Bromwich)

18th June at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Elmwood Place, Burton's Way, Castle Bromwich, Shirley
Solihull, West Midlands B36 0UG 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 Date: Tuesday 18th June 2019 Time: 10.30am - 1:00pm Location: Elmwood Place, Burton’s Way, Castle Bromwich, Solihull, B36 0UG 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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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Sandwell, West Bromwich

27th June at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hillside Childrens’ Centre, Conner Road
West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3DJ 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: Thursday 27th June 2019 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Hillside Children’s Centre, Connor Road, West Bromwich, B71 3DJ 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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July 2019

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

1st July 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: Monday 1st July 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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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Shirley

17th July 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 Date: Wednesday 17th July 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 and Me – SOLAR, Shirley

29th July at 10:30 am - 1st August at 12:30 pm
The Bridge, 234 Stratford Road
Shirley, West Midlands B90 3AG United Kingdom
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Free
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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 who can engage without additional support. NB - SOLAR Registered Families Only 3 Morning Sessions 10:30am - 12:30pm Aims of the group: • To improve the…

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Shropshire Summer Holiday Activity Programme 2019

31st July at 11:00 am - 30th August at 4:00 pm
Belle Vue Youth Club, The Club House, Rocke Street, Belle Vue
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 7PY United Kingdom
£50
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Shropshire Teen Summer Holiday Activity Programmme 2019 For ages to 13 – 17 ARTS & CRAFTS COOKING & BAKING FUN SCIENCE ACTIVITIES CLIMBING WALL TRAMPOLINING DAY TRIPS OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPLORE AUTISM, SELF ESTEEM, ANXIETY & OTHER ISSUES ....and more!   Please do not purchase until you have received confirmation that your teen has a place on the programme. (Please apply for an application form below) Date: Wednesdays & Fridays from 31st July to 30th August 2019 Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: Belle Vue Youth…

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