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April 2020

Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Replaced by Telephone)

2nd April 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? We have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   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…

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Easter Eggstravaganza 2020 – Shropshire, Shrewsbury ***Cancelled***

15th April at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
Free
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Shropshire Services Easter Eggstravaganza. Hop on over and join us for a fun-filled day of activities: Enjoy Easter treats and crafts Get creative Chill out at Movie time Learn about autism Lego area Sensory play Join us for storytelling fun with the award winning Jake Evans at 10.15am Please bring your lunch with you or use the onsite cafe.   Date: Wednesday 15th April 2020 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm Location: The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne, Shrewsbury, SY1 4NG Cost: Free for Shropshire Council families Booking Information: To book this event…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield ***Cancelled***

20th April 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: Monday 20th April 2020 Tuesday 19th May 2020 Friday 12th June 2020 Monday 13th July 2020   Date: Monday 20th April 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…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Sandwell, Tipton ***Cancelled***

20th April at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Burnt Tree Childrens’ Centre, Tividale Street
Tipton, West Midlands DY4 7SD 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 20th April 2020 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Burnt Tree Children’s Centre, 20 - 25 Tividale Street, Tipton, DY4 7SD Cost: Free Booking Information: To book or for more information please contact Sue or Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07881 109 525 E: suemorris@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 07808 730 519    

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Autism Advice Sessions – Birmingham, Kings Norton (Replaced by Telephone)

21st April 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? We have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   Free one to one 45 minute advice and guidance appointments for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. Booking is essential. These sessions are available on: Tuesday 21st April 2020 Wednesday 13th May 2020 Monday 15th June 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…

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Parents Support Group, Sandwell, Oldbury (Evening) ***Cancelled***

21st April at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Carers Mental Health Team, Bristnall Hall Road
Oldbury, West Midlands B68 9TY United Kingdom
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A wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and carers who have a loved one either going through a diagnosis of autism or diagnosed with autism. This session will be facilitated by an Autism Outreach Worker, who will be happy to help and advice parents and offer further support if required. You will also have access to various books, information and resources. Date: Tuesday Evening 21st April 2020 Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Carers Mental Health Team, Bristnall Hall Road, Oldbury, B68 9TY (Situated behind Tesco Express) Cost: Free for Sandwell Council Resident…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Birmingham, Kings Norton ***Cancelled***

23rd April 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 23rd April 2020 Thursday 21st May 2020 Friday 19th June 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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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Evening) (Replaced by Telephone)

23rd April 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? We have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   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 Thursday evenings on: Thursday 16th January Thursday 13th February Thursday 12th March Thursday 23rd April   Date: Thursday 23rd April 2020 Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Whitchurch (Replaced by Telephone)

24th April 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? We have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   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: Friday 24th January Friday 6th March Friday 24th April Date: Friday 24th April 2020 Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm Location: The Barn at Sainsbury’s, London Road, Whitchurch…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Replaced by Telephone)

27th April 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? We have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   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…

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Dads Support Group – Shropshire, Shrewsbury (Evening) ***Cancelled***

27th April at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Featherbed, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4AB United Kingdom
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Are you a father of a child with autism and would like some advice and support? We are launching a brand new Dad’s Group. Dads are welcome to come and meet other Dad’s to discuss ideas and strategies. This is an informal session, an opportunity to celebrate achievements and offer support. A member of Autism West Midlands will be present to offer advice and guidance.   This event runs on: Monday 24th February 2020 Monday 27th April 2020   Date: Monday 27th April 2020 Time: 7:00pm -…

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Understanding Autism for Parents and Carers – Chelmsley Wood ***Cancelled***

28th April at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bishop Wilson Community Hub, Craig Croft
Chelmsley Wood, West Midlands B37 7TR 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 28th April 2020 Time: 10.00am - 12:30pm Location: Bishop Wilson Community Hub, Craig Croft, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7TR 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 – Sandwell, Oldbury (Replaced by Telephone)

28th April at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sandwell Carers Service, Mental Health Team, Bristnall Hall Road,
Oldbury, West Midlands B68 9TY United Kingdom
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Would you like to have some advice on caring for the person you support? We have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   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. These sessions run on: Tuesday 28th April 2020 Monday 18th May 2020 Monday 8th June 2020   Date: Tuesday 28th April 2020 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm (4 appointment times available - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm,…

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Evening Telephone Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire Council Families

28th April 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: Tuesday 28th April 2020 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Cost: Free for Shropshire Council Families…

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Understanding Your Child’s Autism – Shropshire, Bridgnorth ***Cancelled***

29th April at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Bridgnorth Early Help Hub, Bridgnorth Youth Centre, 45 Innage Lane
Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4HS United Kingdom
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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: Wednesday 29th April 2020 Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm Location: Bridgnorth Early Help Hub, Bridgnorth Youth Centre, 45 Innage Lane, Bridgnorth, WV16 4HS Please bring…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Sandwell, Tipton (Replaced by Telephone)

29th April at 10:00 am - 1:00 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 have replaced these sessions with telephone calls.   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. Tipton – Wednesday 29th April 2020 Wednesbury – Wednesday 20th May 2020 West Bromwich – Monday 15th June 2020   Date: Wednesday 29th April 2020 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm (3 appointment times…

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May 2020

Rising to the Challenge – Shropshire 2020

6th May at 9:30 am - 24th June at 12:30 pm
Sunflower House Community Room, Kendal Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4ES United Kingdom
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Rising to the Challenge 2020 Workshops for family carers living in Shropshire A series of six workshops 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 in living as an autistic person and feel better equipped to manage the difficulties they are experiencing. All participants…

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Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours – Solihull, Renewal Family Centre

6th May at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Renewal Family Centre, Vulcan Road (Off Lode Lane)
Solihull, West Midlands B91 2JR United Kingdom
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Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours - Solihull, Chelmsley Wood A free workshop for Solihull SOLAR parents and carers. During this workshop, we will take a deeper look into anxiety; what is it? How it can affect our children? Possible causes? We will then look at techniques for analysing behavior and strategies for minimising behaviours of concern. Date: Wednesday 6th May 2020 Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm Location: Orange Room 1, Renewal Family Centre, Lode Lane, Solihull, B91 2JR Cost: Free for SOLAR Families Booking Information: To book this…

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Evening Telephone Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire Council Families

6th May 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: Wednesday 6th May, Thursday 18th June, Wednesday 15th July (Two 45min appointments are available in each session)   Date: Wednesday 6th May 2020 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Cost: Free for Shropshire Council Families Booking…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Shropshire, Shrewsbury

7th May 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 7th May 2020 Monday 18th May 2020 Thursday 11th June 2020 Monday 29th June 2020 Thursday 9th July 2020 Thursday 13th August 2020   Date: Thursday 7th May 2020 Time: 9:30am -…

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