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April 2018

Understanding Your Child with Autism – Shrewsbury

26th April at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
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Free

Understanding Your Child with Autism. 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. The course is from 9.30am till 2pm on the dates above. Please bring lunch, tea and coffee is provided. Places are only available to family carers in…

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

26th April at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU 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 children with autism. 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. This support group runs on Thursdays: 25th January, 22rd February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June,…

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Coffee Morning – Bridgnorth

27th April 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 27th April 2018 Friday 25th May 2018 Friday 29th June 2018 Friday 20th July 2018   Date: Friday 27th April 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Cartway Methodist Church, Cartway, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4BG Cost: Free Booking…

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Parents Support Group – Shrewsbury (Evening)

30th April at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Henrys, Robert Jones Way, Battlefield
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3EQ United Kingdom
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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. Date: Monday 30th April 2018 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Two Henrys, Robert Jones Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 3EQ Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. For more information about this event please contact Gemma: E: gemmae@autismwestmidlands.org.uk T: 01743 250 962  …

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May 2018

Parents Support Group – Longbridge (evening)

2nd May at 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Sainsbury’s Cafe, Sainsbury’s, Longbridge Lane, Longbridge
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2TW United Kingdom
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  Parent & Carer Support Group. As we have been chosen as charity of the year by Sainsbury’s Longbridge, we have decided to put on this free evening support group for families within the area. These meetings 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. This group runs on Wednesdays: 3rd January, 7th February, 7th March, 4th April, 2nd May,…

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Coffee Morning – Market Drayton

8th May 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 May 2018 Tuesday 12th June 2018 Tuesday 10th July 2018 Date: Tuesday 8th May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Café, Festival Centre, Frogmore Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3AX Cost: Free Booking Information: No need…

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Coffee Morning – Wednesbury

9th May 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: Wednesday 9th May Wednesday 13th June   Date: Wednesday 9th May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street, Wednesbury, WS10 9EH Cost: Free Booking Information: No need…

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Coffee Morning – Oldbury

9th May at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oldbury Library, Halesowen Street
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 2AJ 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: Wednesday 9th May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Oldbury Library, Halesowen Street, Oldbury, West Midlands,  B69 2AJ Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just turn…

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Coffee Morning – Shrewsbury

9th May at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Links Café, Signal Hub, Riverside Mall, Pride Hill Centre
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1PJ 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 9th May 2018 Wednesday 6th June 2018 Wednesday 11th July 2018   Date: Wednesday 9th May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Links Café, Signal Hub, Riverside Mall, Pride Hill Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1…

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Understanding Your Child with Autism – Oswestry

10th May at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Marches School, Morda Road
Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2AR United Kingdom
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Understanding Your Child with Autism. 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. The course is from 9.30am till 2pm on the dates above. Please bring lunch, tea and coffee is provided. Places are only available to family carers in…

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Toilet Training Workshop – Edgbaston, Birmingham

10th May at 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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Toilet Training Workshop Come and find out about why some autistic children find toilet training difficult. Learn about different strategies and approaches to help with toilet training and the processes to help develop a successful toilet routine for your child with autism. Date: Thursday 10th May 2018 Time: 10am till 1:30pm. Venue: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, B15 1NU Price: £3 Places are limited, please book early. Booking: To book please visit the online shop: https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk For…

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Coffee Morning – Kings Heath, Birmingham

16th May 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 17th January 2018 Wednesday 14th February 2018 Wednesday 14th March 2018 Wednesday 16th May 2018 Wednesday 13th June 2018 Wednesday 11th July 2018   Date: Wednesday 16th May 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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Coffee Morning – Oswestry

17th May 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 April 2018 Thursday 17th May 2018 Thursday 21st June 2018 Thursday 19th July 2018 Date: Thursday 17th May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Whole Life Centre, Cabin Lane, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2LQ Cost: Free…

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Parent Forum – Edgbaston, Birmingham

18th May at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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Are you a parent of a child or young person with autism? Would you be interested in helping to shape the service we provide to families? If so, please come along to our free parent forum and have your say on the way our service is shaped. Your input is vital in helping us to move forward and meet need. There are two sessions: Friday morning - 2nd March 2018 and Tuesday evening - 13th March 2018 (1.5hrs each) Date: Friday…

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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

21st May 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: 8th January, 12th February, 12th March, 16th April, 21st May, 11th June, 9th July 2018 Date: Monday 21st May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Our Place Community Hub, Multifunction…

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Coffee Morning – Bridgnorth

25th May 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 27th April 2018 Friday 25th May 2018 Friday 29th June 2018 Friday 20th July 2018   Date: Friday 25th May 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Cartway Methodist Church, Cartway, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4BG Cost: Free Booking…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield

25th May 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 25th May 2018 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. If you would like more information about this…

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

31st May at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU 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 children with autism. 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. This support group runs on Thursdays: 25th January, 22rd February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June,…

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June 2018

Autism Advice Sessions – for Sutton Coldfield Families – Asda Minworth

5th June at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Asda Minworth, Walmley Ash Road, Minworth
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B76 1XL 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 are for Sutton Coldfield resident families only. Date: Tuesday 5th June 2018 Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Location: Asda Minworth, Walmley Ash Road, Minworth, Sutton Coldfield, B76 1XL Cost: Free Booking Information: to book this event or for more information…

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Coffee Morning – Shrewsbury

6th June at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Links Café, Signal Hub, Riverside Mall, Pride Hill Centre
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1PJ 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 9th May 2018 Wednesday 6th June 2018 Wednesday 11th July 2018   Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Links Café, Signal Hub, Riverside Mall, Pride Hill Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1…

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