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December 2018

Autism Advice Session – Allens Croft

3rd December 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. Date: Monday 3rd December 2018 Time: 9.30am - 2:45pm Location: Allens Croft, Allens Croft Road, Birmingham, B14 6RP Booking Information: To book an appointment please call 03030 300 111 For more information, please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 0121 450 7582 Our advice sessions…

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Autism Advice Session – West Bromwich

3rd December at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hillside Childrens’ Centre, Conner Road
West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3DJ 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: Monday 3rd December 2018 Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Location: Hillside Children's Centre, Conner Road, West Bromwich, B71 3DJ 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 Session – Shrewsbury

6th December at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG 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: Thursday 6th December 2018 Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm Location: Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 3QG Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team: T: 0303 03 00 111 E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event is…

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Stay & Play Session for Preschool Children – Shrewsbury

6th December at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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Would you like to attend a preschool play session specifically for children with autism/developmental delays? A play session for preschool children and their parents who may have autism/global developmental delay (diagnosis not needed). Preschool age siblings are welcome too. An opportunity to meet others in a supportive environment and seek advice from Autism West Midlands staff. These sessions run on Thursdays: 13th September 2018 11th October 2018 8th November 2018 6th December 2018   Date: Thursday 6th December 2018 Time: 10:00am…

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“Autism is for life, but it isn’t a life sentence” – Violet Fenn – Shrewsbury

6th December at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Space, TESCO Extra, Battlefield Road
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4HA United Kingdom
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“Autism is for life, but it isn’t a life sentence” An informal session with Violet Fenn. Violet is a writer from Shrewsbury who didn’t find out that she was autistic until she was 46. It explained a lot. She is a regular contributor to MetroUK and is currently working on a book about Victorian attitudes to sexuality. Topics include: Diagnosis – adult and child My autism-friendly career Experiences of education Embracing & celebrating difference Date: Thursday 6th December 2018 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location:…

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Understanding Your Child with Autism – Shrewsbury

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

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Parents Support Group – Northfield

7th December 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 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. Date: Friday 7th December 2018 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. If you would like more information…

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Christmas Arts and Crafts Session – Birmingham – 8th December 2018

8th December at 11:00 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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£3
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Christmas Arts and Crafts Session Come along and join us for a fun festive art and craft session! There will be card making, porcelain decorating, make your own decorations, cake and cookie decorating and much more! We ask that parents/carers stay to support their child during this session. For families with a child with autism and siblings Date: Saturday 8th December 2018 Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NU Cost: £3 per child (Parents/Carers - Free) Booking Information: To book this…

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Stay & Play Session at Scallywags (up to 10yrs) – Birmingham (Sunday)

9th December at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Scallywags Play Centre, 20b Fort Parkway, The Fort Shopping Park
Birmingham, West Midlands B24 9FP United Kingdom
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Would you like a sunday morning play session at Scallywags with your child with autism and siblings? For children who have autism, their siblings and parents Age up to 10yrs This is an opportunity for families to get to know each other in a relaxed and friendly environment. This session runs on Sundays: 23rd September 21st October 18th November 9th December Date: Sunday 9th December 2018 Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Location: Scallywags, 20B Fort Parkway, The Fort Shopping Park, Birmingham, B24 9FP Cost: £3…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

10th December 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. The coffee bar will be open for parents to buy hot drinks or refreshments. This group runs on Mondays: 17th September, 8th October, 12th November, 10th December 2018   Date: Monday 10th December 2018 Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Our Place Community Hub, Multifunction Room, 1 & 2 South Cottages,…

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Coffee Morning – Shifnal

10th December 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 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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Autism Advice Session – Shifnal

10th December 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 child with autism to this appointment. These sessions run on: Monday 10th September 2018 Monday 8th October 2018 Monday 12th November 2018 Monday 10th December 2018   Date: Monday 10th December 2018 Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Location: Trinity Methodist Church. Victoria Road, Shifnal, TF11 8AF…

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Autism Advice Session – Smethwick

11th December at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cape Hill and Bearwood Childrens’ Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick
Birmingham, West Midlands B66 3PX United Kingdom
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Would you like 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: Tuesday 11th December 2018 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Cape Hill Children's Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick, B66 3PX 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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Coffee Morning – Market Drayton

11th December 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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FULLY BOOKED – Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations Workshop for Professionals – Shrewsbury

12th December at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 3QG United Kingdom
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£20

FULLY BOOKED Social Stories & Comic Strip Conversations Workshop For Shropshire Professionals The workshop will cover: What Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations are How they can be used and how to write them Practical opportunity to have a go at writing a social story Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018 Time: 9:30am -12.00pm Location: Richmond House, Rutland, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 3QG Cost: £20 for Shropshire Professionals Booking Information: To book this event please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/social-stories-comic-strip-conversations-workshops-shrewsbury For more information please contact Wendy: T: 07900 784 186…

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Coffee Morning – Wednesbury

12th December 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 12th December 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street, Wednesbury, WS10 9EH…

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Coffee Morning – Kings Heath, Birmingham

12th December 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 19th September 2018 Wednesday 17th October 2018 Wednesday 14th November 2018 Wednesday 12th December 2018     Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018 Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Location: Allens Croft Children’s Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 6RP Cost: Free…

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Autism Advice Sessions – Edgbaston

12th December 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 also runs on Thursday 29th November 2018   Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018 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 parking and directions please click here Booking Information: to book…

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Autism Advice Session – Oswestry

12th December at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oswestry Youth Centre, Oak Street
Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1LW 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: Wednesday 12th December 2018 Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: Oswestry Youth Centre, Oak Street, Oswestry, SY11 1LW Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team: T: 0303 03 00 111 E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event…

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Coffee Morning – Oswestry

13th December 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 17th January 2019 Thursday 14th February 2019 Thursday 21st March 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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