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September 2019

Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

9th September 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: Monday 9th September 2019 Monday 7th October 2019 Monday 4th November 2019 Monday 9th December 2019 Date: Monday 9th September 2019 Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm Location: Crowmoor Early Help Hub, Crowmoor Primary School, Crowmere…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

9th September 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: 9th September 2019 7th October 2019 11th November 2019 16th December 2019   Date: Monday 9th September 2019 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…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Shifnal

9th September 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 Mondays: 9th September 2019 14th October 2019 11th November 2019 9th December 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 Mornings – Shropshire, Market Drayton

10th September 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: 10th September 2019 8th October 2019 12th November 2019 10th December 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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Autism Advice Sessions – Birmingham, Kings Norton

11th September at 9:30 am - 2:45 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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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. Date: Wednesday 11th September 2019 Time: 9:30am - 2:45pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton, B30 1ES Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event please contact the helpline team: T: 0121 450 7575 E: info@autismwestmidlands.org.uk For more information about this event please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Rowley Regis

11th September at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Springfield Primary School, Dudley Road
Rowley Regis, West Midlands B65 8JY 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 on: Wednesday 11th September 2019 Monday 2nd December 2019   Date: Wednesday 11th September 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm) Location: Springfield Primary School, Dudley Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8JY Booking Information: To…

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Practical Interventions 5 Day Training Course – Solihull (Evenings)

11th September at 7:00 pm - 9th October at 9:00 pm
Lyndon Methodist Church, Melton Avenue
Solihull, West Midlands B92 7QX United Kingdom
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Practical Interventions Training Course. (Evenings) This course has been adapted from Studio III™ training. A free 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…

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Coffee Morning – Sandwell, West Bromwich

12th September at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
YMCA West Bromwich, 38 Carter's Green
West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9LG 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.   Date: Thursday 12th September 2019 Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Location: YMCA Coffee Shop, 38 Carters Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just turn up. For more information…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Evening)

12th September at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Space, Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA 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 Thursday evenings on: Thursday 12th September 2019 Thursday 10th October 2019 Thursday 7th November 2019 Thursday 12th December 2019   Date: Thursday 12th September 2019 Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Community space, TESCO Extra,…

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Parents Support Group – Birmingham, Northfield

13th September 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: 13th September 2019 11th October 2019 8th November 2019 6th December 2019   Date: Friday 13th September 2019 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton

17th September 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. These workshops are available on the following dates: Tuesday 17th September 2019 Thursday 17th October 2019 Monday 4th November 2019 Wednesday 4th December 2019   Date:Tuesday 17th September 2019 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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Parents Support Group – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Evening)

18th September at 7:00 pm - 8:30 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. This group runs on Wednesdays: 24th July, 21st August, 18th September, 23rd October, 20th November, 11th December 2019   Date: Wednesday 18th September 2019 Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business…

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Autism Advice Session – Walsall, Pelsall

19th September 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 19th September 2019 Thursday 24th October 2019 Thursday 28th November 2019 Thursday 19th December 2019 Date: Thursday 19th September 2019 Time: 10:00am -…

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Coffee Morning – Shropshire, Oswestry

19th September at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Whole Life Centre, Cabin Lane
Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2LG 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: Thursday 19th September 2019 Thursday 17th October 2019 Thursday 21st November 2019 Thursday 19th December 2019 Our 'Coffee Mornings are also held in Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Shifnal, please search 'Coffee Mornings' on the Events Calendar…

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Autism and PDA – Chelmsley Wood (SOLAR)

20th September at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bishop Wilson Community Hub, Craig Croft, Chelmsley Wood
Solihull, West Midlands B37 7TR United Kingdom
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Autism and PDA - Chelmsley Wood (SOLAR) 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: Friday 20th September 2019 Time: 10.30am -12.30pm Location: Bishop Wilson Community Hub, Craig Croft, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7TR Cost: Free for Solihull SOLAR registered families Booking Information: to book or for more information please contact Lisa, Solihull Parenting Coordinator: T: 0121 301 2773

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Autism and PDA – Shropshire, Shrewsbury – Evening

26th September 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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Autism and PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) 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. This is a free event for parent carers of children in the Shropshire Council area only. Date: Thursday Evening 26th September 2019 Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm Location: Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA Booking Information: To book this event please visit the eShop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/autism-and-pda-shropshire-shrewsbury…

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October 2019

Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Shirley

1st October at 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Bridge, 234 Stratford Road
Shirley, West Midlands B90 3AG 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 1st October 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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Autism Advice Sessions – Birmingham, Kings Norton

2nd October at 9:30 am - 2:45 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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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. Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Time: 9:30am - 2:45pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Sovereign Road, Kings Norton, B30 1ES Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event please contact the helpline team: T: 0121 450 7575 E: info@autismwestmidlands.org.uk For more information about this event please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Oldbury

2nd October at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Singlepoint Family Hub, Christchurch Primary School, Albert Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4DE 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: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm) Location: Singlepoint, Albert Street, Oldbury, B69 4DE Booking Information: To book an appointment please contact 0121 450 7575 For more information about this event please contact Sue: E:…

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Sandwell Parents Lunch – Sandwell, Wednesbury

2nd October at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Chestnut Tree, Axletree Way, Wednesbury
Sandwell, West Midlands WS10 9QY 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. For Sandwell Parents & Carers. Booking is essential. Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm Location: The Chestnut Tree, Axletree Way, Wednesbury, WS10 9QY To view the available menu, please visit: www.chestnuttreepubwednesbury.co.uk Cost: Free (not including cost of lunch) Booking Information: To book please contact Donna - Sandwell Family Outreach: E: donnab@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525

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