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January 2020

Awareness of Autism for Birmingham Practitioners – Kings Norton

24th January 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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Free
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FULLY BOOKED Awareness of Autism for Birmingham Practitioners Are you a Birmingham based practitioner and would like a better understanding of autism? A free 3 hour course for practitioners working with autistic adults including: • An introduction to autism • Key considerations when providing support • Improving accessibility • Signposting opportunities We ask that no more than two places are booked by any one organisation, if you need more places than this please get in touch. Please be advised that parking at Imperial Court is reserved for…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Chelmsley Wood

27th January at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Coleshill Heath Primary School, Lime Grove
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 7PY 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: Monday 27th January 2020 Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm Location: Coleshill Heath School, Lime Grove, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7PY 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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February 2020

Autism and PDA – Sandwell, West Bromwich

3rd February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
YMCA West Bromwich, 38 Carter's Green
West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9LG United Kingdom
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Autism and PDA Understanding demand avoidant children This workshop will look at the relationship between autism and Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome and how to adapt autism strategies for demand avoidant children. Date: Monday 3rd February 2020 Time: 10.30am -12.30pm Location: YMCA, 38, Carters Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG Cost: Free for Sandwell families Booking Information: to book or for more information please contact Donna: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525  

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

5th February 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

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. This 3 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. These workshops are available on the following dates: Thursday 9th January 2020 Wednesday 5th February 2020 Monday 9th March 2020 Please be advised that parking at Imperial Court is reserved for head office staff only and there is no on-site parking available. (Please refer to map for available parking)…

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shropshire, Whitchurch

6th February at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sir John Talbot School, Tilstock Road
Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 2BY United Kingdom
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A free one day course for family carers of autistic children or children 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. Places are only available to family carers in the Shropshire Council area. Date: Thursday 6th February 2020 Time: 9:30am – 2:00pm Location: Sir John Talbot School, Tilstock Road, Whitchurch, SY13 2BY Please bring your own…

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Autism Confident Teens – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Evenings)

11th February at 6:30 pm - 8:00 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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Introducing our new evening programme which comprises of a one to one session with an autism specialist at the beginning and end, followed by six weekly group sessions held in a relaxed autism friendly environment. Ages 13 - 18 years Meet other autistic teens Understand more about autism Recognise & manage anxiety Understand & manage sensory difficulties Help navigating the confusing 'social world' Please be advised that parking at Imperial Court is reserved for head office staff only and there is no on-site parking available. (Please refer to map for available…

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Rising to the Challenge – 2020 Workshops – Solihull

12th February at 10:30 am - 1st April at 1:00 pm
The Junction, 100, Chapelhouse Road, Fordbridge
Solihull, West Midlands B37 5HA United Kingdom
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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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Think Calm – Solihull (SOLAR Families)

21st February at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Renewal Family Centre, Vulcan Road (Off Lode Lane)
Solihull, West Midlands B91 2JR United Kingdom
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Think Calm - Introducing children to relaxation Think Calm is a fun and friendly workshop designed to empower with tools to stay calm, manage emotions, boost confidence and focus attention. Think Calm for children aged 5-12 years and their parents is a unique method of introducing children to relaxation. It can help their concentration, listening and creativity skills, their self-esteem and their mental and physical health. This is completed by using a special system that revolves around elements of social and emotional aspects of learning. Children…

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Awareness of Autism for Shropshire Practitioners – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

24th February at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Crowmoor Early Help Hub, 112 Crowmere Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 5JJ United Kingdom
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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 autistic children We ask that no more than four places are booked by any one organisation, if you…

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

26th February at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sunflower House Community Room, Kendal Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4ES United Kingdom
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A free one day course for family carers of autistic children or children 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. Places are only available to family carers in the Shropshire Council area. Date: Wednesday 26th February 2020 Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm Location: Sunflower House Early Help Hub, Kendal Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4ES Please bring your…

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March 2020

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

9th March 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

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. This 3 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. These workshops are available on the following dates: Thursday 9th January 2020 Wednesday 5th February 2020 Monday 9th March 2020   Date: Monday 9th March 2020 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton, B30 3ES Cost: £5 Booking Information: To book please visit the…

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shropshire, Ludlow

19th March at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Early Help Family Hub, Old Street
Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1NW United Kingdom
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Free
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A free one day course for family carers of autistic children or being assessed for autism. This practical session will give you the opportunity to share experiences, ideas, strategies and resources. Topics covered include autism as a spectrum condition, communication in autism and making sense of behaviour. Date: Thursday 19th March 2020 Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm Location: Early Help Hub (Ludlow Education Centre), 47 Old Street, Ludlow, SY81NW Cost: Free for Shropshire Council resident families Booking Information: To book this event please visit the online shop:…

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11th Autism West Midlands Shropshire Conference – March 26th 2020

26th March at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Barnabas Church Centre, Longden Coleham
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 7DN United Kingdom
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£20
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11th Autism West Midlands Shropshire Conference - March 26th 2020 Autism and Anxiety Our 11th Shropshire Autism conference will once again provide opportunities to hear expert speakers, share ideas and chat with others who have similar experiences. Our keynote speaker this year is Corey Wood who will talk about his personal journey with autism and anxiety; his difficult years in school, learning how to manage his anxiety and success in his chosen career. There will be an opportunity to attend two workshops (one before and one…

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April 2020

Anxiety Workshop for Teens – Solihull, Chelmsley Wood (SOLAR)

8th April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 5BU United Kingdom
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Anxiety Workshop for Teens A workshop for autistic teenagers to help them to identify, understand and manage their anxiety more effectively. This workshop is for SOLAR registered families living in the Solihull Council area only as we are funded for this by SOLAR. Date: Wednesday 8th April 2020 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Fordbridge Hub, Fordbridge Primary, School, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5BU Cost: Free for SOLAR registered families   Booking Information: To book or for more information please contact Amanda or Sue: E: suemorris@autismwestmidlands.org.uk…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

23rd April 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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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. This 3 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. These workshops are available on the following dates: Thursday 23rd April 2020 Thursday 21st May 2020 Friday 19th June 2020 Please be advised that parking at Imperial Court is reserved for head office staff only and there is no on-site parking available. (Please refer to map for available parking)…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Chelmsley Wood

28th April at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bishop Wilson Community Hub, Craig Croft
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 7TR 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 28th April 2020 Time: 10.00am - 12:30pm Location: Bishop Wilson Community Hub, Craig Croft, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7TR 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 Your Child’s Autism – Shropshire, Bridgnorth

29th April at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Bridgnorth Early Help Hub, Bridgnorth Youth Centre, 45 Innage Lane
Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4HS United Kingdom
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A free one day course for family carers of autistic children or children 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. Places are only available to family carers in the Shropshire Council area. Date: Wednesday 29th April 2020 Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm Location: Bridgnorth Early Help Hub, Bridgnorth Youth Centre, 45 Innage Lane, Bridgnorth, WV16 4HS Please bring…

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May 2020

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

21st May 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

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. This 3 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. These workshops are available on the following dates: Thursday 23rd April 2020 Thursday 21st May 2020 Friday 19th June 2020 Please be advised that parking at Imperial Court is reserved for head office staff only and there is no on-site parking available. (Please refer to map for available parking)…

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June 2020

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

19th 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

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers. Designed for parents and carers. This 3 hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. These workshops are available on the following dates: Thursday 23rd April 2020 Thursday 21st May 2020 Friday 19th June 2020 Please be advised that parking at Imperial Court is reserved for head office staff only and there is no on-site parking available. (Please refer to map for available parking)…

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July 2020

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Solihull, Renewal Family Centre

1st July at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Renewal Family Centre, Vulcan Road (Off Lode Lane)
Solihull, West Midlands B91 2JR United Kingdom
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Designed for parents and carers. This free 3hr session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage behaviours of concern. This workshop is for SOLAR registered families living in the Solihull Council area only as we are funded for this by SOLAR. Date: Wednesday 1st July 2020 Time: 10.00am - 1:00pm Location: The Renewal Family Centre, Orange room 1, Vulcan Road, Solihull B91 2JY Cost: FREE for Solihull SOLAR Families Booking Information: To book this event for more information please contact Lisa Baker, Solihull…

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