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May 2019

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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June 2019

Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

18th June 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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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 17th May 2019 - Cancelled Tuesday 18th June 2019 Tuesday 16th July 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Oswestry, Bridgnorth, Market Drayton and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings'…

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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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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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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Oswestry

20th June at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Whole Life Centre, Cabin Lane
Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2LG United Kingdom
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: Thursday 16th May 2019 Thursday 20th June 2019 Thursday 18th July 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar to…

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Parents Support Group – Shrewsbury (Evening)

24th June at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Featherbed, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4AB United Kingdom
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Free
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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 Mondays: Monday 25th March 2019 Monday 29th April 2019 Monday 24th June 2019   Date: Monday 24th June 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: The Featherbed, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4AB Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just…

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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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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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Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours – Shrewsbury – Evening

27th June 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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Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours - Shropshire, Shrewsbury - Evening A free evening talk for Shropshire parents and carers. Learn how autism affects behaviour in children and explore strategies that can reduce the difficulties they (and you) experience. Date: Thursday 27th June 2019 Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm Location: Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA Cost: Free Booking Information: To book this event please visit the eShop:https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-minimising-difficult-behaviours-shropshire-shrewsbury-evening For more information please contact the Shropshire team: E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 01743 236 193 Funded…

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Dads Support Group – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Evening)

27th June 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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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 behaviour. *Dads need to register for the group. Once registered they can attend as and when they like. Date: Thursday 27th June 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton,…

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Coffee Morning – Bridgnorth

28th June at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cartway United Reformed Methodist Church, Cartway
Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4BG 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: Friday 29th March 2019 Friday 31st May 2019 Friday 28th June 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings' are also held in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Market Drayton and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar to create a…

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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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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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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Smethwick

1st July 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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Free
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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: Smethwick - Monday 1st July 2019 Tipton - Monday 8th July 2019   Date: Monday 1st July 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1|:00pm) Location:Cape Hill Children’s…

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Sandwell Parents Lunch – Sandwell, Oldbury

2nd July at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Court of Requests, Church Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 3AF United Kingdom
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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. FREE for Sandwell Parents & Carers. Booking is essential. Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm Location: Court of Requests, Church Street, Oldbury, B69 3AF To view the available menu, please visit: https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/pubs/all-pubs/england/west-midlands/the-court-of-requests-oldbury Cost: Free (not including cost of lunch) Booking Information: To book please contact Donna Baggott - Sandwell Family Outreach: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shropshire, Oswestry

3rd July at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
St Martins School, Moors Bank, St Martin’s
Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 7BD 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, ideas, strategies and resources. Topics covered include autism as a spectrum condition, communication in autism and making sense of behaviour. Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 Time: 9.30am – 2.00pm Location: St Martins School, Moors Bank, St Martin’s, Oswestry, SY10 7BD Cost: Free for Shropshire families Booking Information: to book this event please visit the eShop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-your-child-with-autism-shropshire-oswestry For…

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Autism Advice Session – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

4th July at 9:30 am - 12:30 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 child with autism to this appointment. This session runs on: Thursday 6th June 2019 Thursday 4th July 2019   Date: Thursday 4th July 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Crowmoor Early Help Hub, Crowmoor Primary School, Crowmere Road, SY2 5JJ Cost: Free Booking Information: to book…

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Autism Advice Session – Walsall, Pelsall

4th July at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pelsall Village Centre, High Street, Pelsall
Walsall, West Midlands WS3 4LX United Kingdom
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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 4th April 2019 Thursday 2nd May 2019 Thursday 6th June 2019 Thursday 4th July 2019   Date: Thursday 4th July 2019 Time: 10:00am…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Tipton

8th July 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 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: Smethwick - Monday 1st July 2019 Tipton - Monday 8th July 2019   Date: Monday 8th July 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1|:00pm) Location:Burnt Tree Children’s…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Shifnal

8th July 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 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 8th April 2019 Monday 13th May 2019 Monday 10th June 2019 Monday 8th July 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Oswestry, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Market Drayton

9th July 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 Tuesdays: Tuesday 9th April 2019 Tuesday 14th May 2019 Tuesday 11th June 2019 Tuesday 9th July 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar…

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Coffee Morning – Allens Croft, Birmingham

10th July 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 10th April 2019 Wednesday 8th May 2019 Wednesday 12th June 2019 Wednesday 10th July 2019   Date: Wednesday 10th July 2019 Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Location: Allens Croft Children’s Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6RP Cost: Free Booking…

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Polish Language Parents Support Group – Sandwell, Smethwick

12th July at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
STEPS Centre, Coopers Lane, Smethwick
Birmingham, West Midlands B67 7DW United Kingdom
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Are you the parent or carer of a child on the autistic spectrum? Our Parent Support Groups are an opportunity for parents/carers of a child with autism to meet up, have a chat and share information. A family outreach worker will be present to offer advice and guidance. Grupa Wsparcia dla rodzicow oraz rodzin osob Autystycznych mowiacych w jezyku polskim z okolic Sandwell. Zapraszamy na spotkanie z innymi rodzicami dzieci autystycznych mowiacych w jezyku polskim aby podzilelic sie pomyslami oraz zasiegnac porady. Konsultant zajmujacy sie Autystycznymi osobami na…

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