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February 2019

Autism Advice Sessions – Birmingham, Edgbaston

25th February at 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? Free one to one 45 minute advice and guidance appointments for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Booking is essential. This event runs on: Tuesday 29th January 2019 Monday 25th February 2019 Wednesday 20th March 2019   Date: Monday 25th February 2019 Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm Location: Autism West Midlands Regent Court, George Road Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NU Cost: Free Please note there is no parking available onsite. For more information on nearby…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham

26th February at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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£5
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Designed for parents and carers. The session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour. Booking is essential. These sessions run on: Friday 11th January 2019 Tuesday 26th February 2019 Wednesday 20th March 2019   Date: Tuesday 26th February 2019 Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NU. Cost: £5 Booking Information: To book this event please visit the eShop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-autism-for-parents-and-carers-2019-birmingham Places are allocated on a first come first…

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Practical Interventions 5 Day Training Course – Solihull (Evenings)

27th February at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Junction, 100, Chapelhouse Road, Fordbridge
Solihull, West Midlands B37 5HA United Kingdom
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Free
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Practical Interventions Training Course. (Evenings) This course has been adapted from Studio III™ training. A five session physical intervention training course for family members of a child with autism. The course offers an introduction to autism and a low arousal and practical approach to managing challenging behaviour. The course will cover the following: Introduction to autism Sensory issues and autism Defining challenging behavior and why it occurs Low arousal techniques The importance of pre-empting situations Avoiding known triggers The importance…

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Toilet Training Workshop – West Bromwich

28th February at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greets Green Childrens’ Centre, Wattle Road
West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9EZ United Kingdom
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Toilet Training Workshop Come and find out about why some autistic children find toilet training difficult. Learn about different strategies and approaches to help with toilet training and the processes to help develop a successful toilet routine for your child with autism. Date: Thursday 28th February 2019 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Greets Green Children’s Centre, Wattle Road, West Bromwich, B70 9EZ Price: Free to Sandwell families. Places are limited, please book early. Booking Information: To book this event or for more information…

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Parents’ Lunch – Oldbury

28th February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Court of Requests, Church Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 3AF United Kingdom
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Parents' Lunch This is a wonderful opportunity to make and maintain friendships with other parents who have children with autism, whilst treating yourself to a nice meal. To view the available menu, please visit: https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/food Booking is essential Date: Thursday 28th February 2019 Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm Location: The Court of Requests, Church Street, Oldbury, B69 3AF Cost: FREE for Sandwell Parents & Carers   To book this event or for more information please contact Donna: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

28th February at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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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 children with autism. 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. This support group runs on Thursdays: 31st January and 28th February 2019 Date: Thursday 28th February 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm…

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March 2019

Coffee Morning – Bridgnorth

1st March at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cartway United Reformed Methodist Church, Cartway
Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4BG 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: Friday 25th January 2019 Friday 1st March 2019 Friday 29th March 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings' are also held in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Market Drayton and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar…

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shifnal

5th March at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Shifnal Village Hall, Aston Street
Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8DW 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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Coffee Morning – Wednesbury

6th March at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street
Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 9EH United Kingdom
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Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting? Meet up with other parents who have children with autism, an opportunity to meet other parents who have a child with autism, to share tips and stories, hear from guest speakers and access books and resources. These sessions run on: Wednesdays: 9th January 2019 6th February 2019 6th March 2019 Date: Wednesday 6th March 2019 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street, Wednesbury, WS10 9EH…

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10th Autism West Midlands Shropshire Conference – 2019

7th March at 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
Barnabas Church Centre, Longden Coleham
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 7DN United Kingdom
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£18 - £45

EARLY BIRD prices extended till 25th January! Real Worries, Real Solutions Our 10th Shropshire Autism conference will once again provide opportunities to hear expert speakers, share ideas and chat with others who have similar experiences. Our keynote speakers this year are Debby Elley, from Aukids Magazine who will talk about her experiences of being mum to two boys with autism and Tim Tuff, who will speak on his own experiences of autism. Then there will be an opportunity to attend two workshops (one before and one…

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Autism Advice Session – Walsall, Pelsall

7th March 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 10th January 2019 Thursday 7th February 2019 Thursday 7th March 2019 Thursday 4th April 2019   Date: Thursday 7th March 2019 Time: 10:00am…

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Autism Advice Session – Tipton

8th March at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Burnt Tree Childrens’ Centre, Tividale Street
Tipton, West Midlands DY4 7SD 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 child with autism to this appointment. Date: Friday 8th March 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm 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 the Donna: T: 07881 109 525 E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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Autism Advice Sessions – Allens Croft

11th March at 9:30 am - 2:45 pm
Allens Croft Childrens’ Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath
Birmingham, West Midlands B14 6RP United Kingdom
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Would you like to have some advice on caring for the person you support? We are offering free 30 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: Monday 21st January 2019 Monday 11th February 2019 Monday 11th March 2019   Date: Monday 11th March 2019 Time: 9.30am - 2:45pm Location: Allens Croft, Allens Croft Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B14 6RP Booking Information: To book an appointment…

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Coffee Morning – Shifnal

11th March 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: Monday 14th January 2019 Monday 11th February 2019 Monday 11th March 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Oswestry, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar to create…

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Coffee Morning – Market Drayton

12th March at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Café, Festival Centre, Frogmore Road
Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3AX United Kingdom
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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: Tuesday 8th January 2019 Tuesday 12th February 2019 Tuesday 12th March 2019 Tuesday 9th April 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar to…

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Coffee Morning – Kings Heath, Birmingham

13th March 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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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 16th January 2019 Wednesday 13th February 2019 Wednesday 13th March 2019   Date: Wednesday 13th March 2019 Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Location: Allens Croft Children’s Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6RP Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Chelmsley Wood

14th March 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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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: Thursday 14th March 2019 Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm Location: Fordbridge Community Hub, Fordbridge Primary School, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5BU 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 with Autism – Shrewsbury (Evenings)

14th March 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 Your Child with Autism – Shrewsbury

15th March at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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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. Places are only available to family carers in the Shropshire Council area. Date: Friday 15th March 2019 Time: 9:30am – 2:00pm Location: Friday 7th December 2018 - Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott Grange, Shrewsbury, SY1 3QG Friday 15th March 2019 - Market Drayton, Junior…

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Coffee Morning – Shrewsbury

15th March at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA 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 Shrewsbury sessions run on: Friday 18th January 2019 Friday 15th February 2019 Friday 15th March 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Oswestry, Bridgnorth, Market Drayton and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar to create…

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