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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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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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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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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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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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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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Siblings Workshop – Sandwell, Wednesbury

25th July at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesbury Childrens’ Centre, Dorsett Road, Friar Park
Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 0JG United Kingdom
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Free
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Siblings Workshop A workshop for siblings (8-12yrs) of autistic children. Aims of the workshop: To meet other children who understand what it is like to have an autistic brother/sister. To gain a better understanding of autism To understand and feel positive about their role within the family To increase sibling’s confidence Places allocated on a first come, first served basis.   Date: Thursday 25th July 2019 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm Location: Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NU Cost: Free for Sandwell families Booking…

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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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August 2019

Siblings Workshop (2Days) – Birmingham, Kings Norton

5th August at 10:00 am - 6th September at 2:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton
Birmingham, West Midlands B30 3ES United Kingdom
£10
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Siblings Workshop A workshop for siblings (8-12yrs) of children with autism Aims of the workshop: To meet other children who understand what it is like to have a brother/ sister with autism To gain a better understanding of autism To understand and feel positive about their role within the family To increase sibling’s confidence Places allocated on a first come, first served basis. Children need to attend both sessions. Date: Monday 5th August 2019 and Tuesday 6th August 2019 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm…

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