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January 2020

Evening Telephone Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire Council Families

20th January at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Bookable Evening 45 minute telephone appointments. We’ll call you! Do your caring responsibilities mean you cannot attend face to face appointments? Is it difficult for you to travel? Then book on to our free telephone advice and guidance appointments for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum For families living in Shropshire Council Area These sessions are available on: Monday 20th January, Wednesday 12th February, Thursday 19th March, Tuesday 28th April (Two 45min appointments are available in each session)   Date: Monday 20th January 2020 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Cost: Free for Shropshire Council Families…

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Parents Support Group – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Evening)

22nd January 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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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.   Date: Wednesday 22nd January 2020 Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton, B30 3ES Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. For more information,…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Whitchurch

24th January at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Barn at Sainsbury’s, London Road
Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1NJ 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 autistic child to this appointment. This session runs on: Friday 24th January Friday 6th March Friday 24th April Date: Friday 24th January 2020 Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm Location: The Barn at Sainsbury’s, London Road, Whitchurch SY13 1NJ Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

27th January at 9:30 am - 3:00 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? Advice and guidance appointments for parents and carers of autistic children aged 0-18 or suspected as autistic living in the Shropshire Council area. Please do not bring your autistic child to this appointment. This session runs on: Thursday 9th January Monday 27th January Thursday 13th February Monday 24th February Thursday 12th March Monday 30th March Thursday 2nd April Monday 27th April   Date: Monday 27th January 2020 Time: 9:30am -…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, West Bromwich

27th January at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Conner Education Centre, Connor Road
West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3DJ 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. Advice Sessions are available at: West Bromwich - Monday 27th January 2020 Tipton - Wednesday 26th February 2020 Wednesbury - Thursday 26th March 2020   Date: Monday 27th January 2020 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm (3 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm) Location: Conner Education, Centre, Connor…

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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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Parents Support Group – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Evening)

27th January at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Featherbed, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4AB United Kingdom
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Free

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 27th January 2020 Monday 30th March 2020   Date: Monday 27th January 2020 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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Girls and Autism – An Evening Talk – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

30th January at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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This evening talk will cover the following topics: The different presentation & characteristics of autism in girls. Research and possible explanations. Girl-friendly autism strategies.   Date: Thursday Evening 30th January 2020 Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA Cost: Free for Shropshire Council resident families. Booking Information: To book this event please visit the eShop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/girls-and-autism-an-evening-talk-shropshire-shrewsbury   For further information please contact the Shropshire Team: T: 01743 236 193 E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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Dads Support Group – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Evening)

30th January 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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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 behaviours of concern. *Dads need to register for the group. Once registered they can attend as and when they like. This event runs on: Thursday 30th January 2020 Thursday 27th February 2020 Thursday 26th March 2020 Please be advised…

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February 2020

Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Smethwick

3rd February at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cape Hill and Bearwood Childrens’ Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick
Birmingham, West Midlands B66 3PX 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: Monday 3rd February 2020 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1|:00pm) Location: Cape Hill Children’s Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick, B66 3PX Booking Information: To book please contact 0121 450 7575 For more information about…

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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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Free
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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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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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Free
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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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Parents Support Group – Birmingham, Northfield

7th February 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: Friday 10th January 2020 Friday 7th February 2020 Friday 6th March 2020   Date: Friday 7th February 2020 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

10th February 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: 13th January 2020 10th February 2020 16th March 2020   Date: Monday 10th February 2020 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 book, just come…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Shifnal

10th February at 11:00 am - 12:30 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 Mondays: 13th January 2020 10th February 2020 9th March 2020 Date: Monday 10th February 2020 Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Location: Trinity Methodist Church. Victoria Road, Shifnal, TF11 8AF Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book,…

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Autism Advice Session – Shropshire, Shifnal

10th February at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Trinity Methodist Church, Victoria Road
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8AF 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 autistic child to this appointment. These sessions run on: Monday 13th January 2020 Monday 10th February 2020 Monday 9th March 2020   Date: Monday 10th February 2020 Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Location: Shifnal Trinity Methodist Church. Victoria Road, Shifnal, TF11 8AF Cost: Free Booking Information: To book…

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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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Evening Telephone Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire Council Families

12th February at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
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Bookable Evening 45 minute telephone appointments. We’ll call you! Do your caring responsibilities mean you cannot attend face to face appointments? Is it difficult for you to travel? Then book on to our free telephone advice and guidance appointments for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum For families living in Shropshire Council Area These sessions are available on: Monday 20th January, Wednesday 12th February, Thursday 19th March, Tuesday 28th April (Two 45min appointments are available in each session)   Date: Wednesday 12th February 2020 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Cost: Free for Shropshire Council Families…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

13th February at 9:30 am - 3:00 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 autistic child to this appointment. This session runs on: Thursday 9th January Monday 27th January Thursday 13th February Monday 24th February Thursday 12th March Monday 30th March Thursday 2nd April Monday 27th April   Date: Thursday 13th February 2020 Time: 9:30am -…

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