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Festive Sock Day Christmas Campaign

21st October 2019

On Friday 6th December we will be holding our third Festive Sock Day and will be asking you to kindly pull on your festive socks to help raise awareness and vital funds to help enrich the lives of autistic people and those who love and care for them.

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Eve and Sue presented flowers from Autism West Midlands CEO

30 Years for Oakfield House

30th September 2019

The Oakfield House Fete this year celebrated 30 years of the home being open. Autism West Midlands also celebrates 30 years of having Eve and Sue managing the home!

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New Director of Operations

16th September 2019

Last month we welcomed a new member to our Senior Management Team. Carole Knowles joined Autism West Midlands as the new Director of Operations and we are delighted to have her on board!

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Autism West Midlands at the Seaside Tea Party!

8th July 2019

On Friday 5th July, Autism West Midlands held another successful themed tea party at Row Heath Pavilion, Bourneville, Birmingham.

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New Supported Living Scheme – The Burrows Opens!

19th June 2019

On Wednesday 19th June, Autism West Midlands in partnership with Fortis Living - part of Platform Housing Group and Worcestershire County Council celebrated the opening of a new supported living scheme for autistic adults and adults.

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Head Office Relocation

9th May 2019

****Important Message Head Office Relocation****

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autism show 2019

8th April 2019

Autism West Midlands are exhibiting at this year’s autism show in Birmingham on 21-22 June, NEC, Birmingham. There will also have the opportunity to book on to an Autism West Midlands clinic on autism & anxiety in children and young people.

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Know you Rights Campaign!

Launch of the autism alliance Know your Rights Campaign!

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World Autism Awareness Day 2019

3rd April 2019

Tuesday 2nd April was World Autism Awareness Day and Autism West Midlands had a fantastic day celebrating with channel 4’s Autistic Gardner (Alan Gardner) and pupils at Priestley Smith Primary School based in Birmingham.

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Rebecca Gossage

New Registered Manager at The Burrows.

12th March 2019

Autism West Midlands are very pleased to welcome Rebecca Gossage who has joined our team as the new Registered Care Manager at The Burrows – Supported Living.

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Silly Sock Day

World Autism Awareness Month

12th February 2019

April is World Autism Awareness Month and we can’t wait to celebrate! Autism West Midlands will be working hard to raise awareness and vital funds during World Autism Awareness Day, Week and Month!

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Just to say thank you!

17th December 2018

We couldn’t do what we do without your support… We wanted to say thank you for supporting us over the last 12 months.

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Update on New Supported Living Scheme The Burrows

5th December 2018

With building work on The Burrows nearing structural completion, we thought we would share with you an update on the project so far...

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HomeServe Fundraising

31st October 2018

HomeServe UK in Walsall have been fundraising for us as their 'Charity of the Year'!

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The Burrows

New Supported Living Scheme – The Burrows (Droitwich)

19th September 2018

Autism West Midlands are currently working with Fortis Living and Worcestershire County Council to develop an exciting new supported living scheme for people with Autism and complex needs in the Droitwich area.

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Hatter’s Tea Party Autism West Midlands

26th July 2018

Autism West Midlands recently held a theme based tea party at Row Heath Pavilion, Bourneville, Birmingham. Attended by staff, families and residents from the charity’s care homes.

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Wedding Fundraising

Wedding Day Fundraising

17th July 2018

Georgina offered to fundraise for us at her wedding instead of receiving wedding gifts. Georgina raised well over £500 on her special day, we would like to say a huge thank you to her and her wedding guests!

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Walsall Befriending Group

Autism West Midlands Walsall Befriending Group visits Birmingham Botanical Gardens

3rd July 2018

Last month our Walsall Befriending group visited the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham. The group had a fantastic time and learnt all about the different plants and wildlife.

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Autism Matters Magazine

autism matters Summer 2018

19th June 2018

Our new edition of autism matters magazine is out today! Become a supporter to receive your free copy.

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Telford Autism Hub

Telford Autism Hub

17th May 2018

Telford Autism Hub is a partnership between Telford and Wrekin CVS and Autism West Midlands, and is funded by Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group.

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Autism Show Logo 2018

the autism show 2018

2nd May 2018

Autism West Midlands are exhibiting at this year’s autism show in Birmingham on 22-23 June, NEC, Birmingham.

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World Autism Awareness Month

April is World Autism Awareness Month!

26th March 2018

World Autism Awareness Month is here and we’re on a mission to raise as much awareness, and as many funds as we can in order to be able to support people who are affected by autism.

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Fundraising for autism

Running for Autism Awareness

19th March 2018

We were recently contacted by a young man with autism, Phil, who is running the Birmingham 10k fundraising for us.

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World Autism Awareness Month

26th January 2018

April is World Autism Awareness Month, help us to raise awareness of autism and join in on our annual Silly Sock Day, 2018! Your local autism charity needs your support.

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Exciting New Website Launch

18th December 2017

Autism West Midlands have been working extremely hard alongside digital design agency REDBOT, developing and redesigning our new look website.

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Festive Socks

16th November 2017

The Festive Sock Season is Upon Us!

This holiday season, we are thrilled to launch our very first Festive Socks Campaign!

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A Gift of Independence for Christmas!

11th October 2017

This Christmas autism west midlands are raising funds in order to equip an Independent Living Skills Kitchen in one of our residential homes for people with autism and complex needs.

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Realising Ambition with Hard Work & Dedication!

25th September 2017

Alex Manners is a young man with autism who has a burning desire to become a professional television presenter.

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International Day of Charity

5th September 2017

Today is International Day of Charity! The day was established in 2012 and the prime purpose is to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world.

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Skydiving for Autism West Midlands

7th August 2017

Meet one of our amazing fundraisers Hinesh! After seeing the work that we do as a charity Hinesh decided to fundraise for us. We asked him some questions about his motivation and his experience of skydiving.

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Befriending Service Nominated for ‘The Great Autism Practice Award’

18th July 2017

We are delighted to announce our Befriending Services here at Autism West Midlands were nominated for ‘The great autism practice award’ at the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards, held on 14th July 2017 at the ICC Birmingham.

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Glenn’s Marathon Challenge

10th July 2017

Meet one of our amazing fundraisers Glenn, who has a son with autism and will be raising money in a series of runs from April to October.

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Exciting launch of our Community Supported Living Service (previously Outreach)

13th June 2017

Here at Autism West Midlands we are delighted to announce the
re-launch of our Community Supported Living Service!

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