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January 2018

Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

25th January 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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Free

  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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Parents Support Group – Shrewsbury

29th January 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 29th January 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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February 2018

Coffee Afternoon – Hollywood, Birmingham

2nd February at 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Hollywood Primary School, Pickenham Road, Hollywood
Birmingham, Shropshire B14 4TG 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.   Date: Friday 2nd February 2018 Time: 1:45pm - 3:00pm Location: Hollywood Primary School, Pickenham Road, Hollywood, Birmingham, B14 4TG Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just turn up. For more information about this event please contact the Shropshire…

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Coffee Morning – Shrewsbury

7th February 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 10th January 2018 Wednesday 7th February 2018 Wednesday 7th March 2018   Date: Wednesday 7th February 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Links Café, Signal Hub, Riverside Mall, Pride Hill Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1PJ Cost: Free Booking…

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Parents Support Group – Longbridge (evening)

7th February 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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Autism Advice Sessions – for Sutton Coldfield Families – Asda Minworth

8th February 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: Thursday 8th February 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 please…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield

9th February 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 9th February 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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Parents Support Group – Sutton Coldfield

12th February 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 12th February 2018 Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Location: Our Place Community Hub, Multifunction Room,…

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Coffee Morning – Market Drayton

13th February 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 9th January 2018 Tuesday 13th February 2018 Tuesday 13th March 2018 Date: Tuesday 13th February 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Café, Festival Centre, Frogmore Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3AX Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just…

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Coffee Morning – Wednesbury

14th February at 10:00 am - 1:00 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 10th January Wednesday 14th February Wednesday 14th March   Date: Wednesday 14th February 2018 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Wednesbury Library, Walsall Street, Wednesbury, WS10 9EH Cost: Free Booking…

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Coffee Morning – Kings Heath, Birmingham

14th February 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 14th February 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

15th February 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 18th January 2018 Thursday 15th February 2018 Thursday 15th March 2018 Thursday 19th April 2018 Date: Thursday 15th February 2018Time: 10:00am - 12:00pmLocation: The Whole Life Centre, Cabin Lane, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2LQ Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book,…

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Coffee Morning – Bridgnorth

16th February 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 19th January 2018 Friday 16th February 2018 Friday 23rd March 2018 Friday 27th April 2018 Date: Friday 16th February 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Cartway Methodist Church, Cartway, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4BG Cost: Free Booking Information: No need to book, just…

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Dads Support Group – Edgbaston, Birmingham (Evening)

22nd February 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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Free

  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, 22nd February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June,…

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March 2018

Moving Towards Adulthood – Workshop – Birmingham

1st March at 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Autism West Midlands – Head Office, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1NU United Kingdom
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Moving Towards Adulthood. A free informal, interactive workshop for parents of young people with autism. Delivered by Jan Eastwood & Fran Dancyger from Contact. As your child gets older, you might find that there are a number of emotional and practical things for you to think about. We have advice to help you as your child moves into adulthood. Date: Thursday 1st March 2018 Time: 10:15am - 12:15pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NU Cost: Free Booking Information: To book this event please visit the…

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Coffee Morning – Shrewsbury

7th March 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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Free

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 10th January 2018 Wednesday 7th February 2018 Wednesday 7th March 2018   Date: Wednesday 7th March 2018 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: The Links Café, Signal Hub, Riverside Mall, Pride Hill Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1PJ Cost: Free Booking…

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Parents Support Group – Longbridge (evening)

7th March 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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Free

  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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Understanding PDA – Birmingham

8th March at 10:00 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

Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome This informal session is designed to give parents and carers of a child with autism a basic understanding of PDA. The aim of the session is to help you to understand how PDA affects your child and to learn about simple strategies to help both your child and your family. TOPICS: Introduction to PDA Associated conditions Traits/diffculties with PDA What can help? Question and answers Signposting/services available   Date: Thursday 8th March 2018 Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm Location: Autism West Midlands, Regent Court, George Road, Birmingham, B15 1NU…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield

9th March 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 9th March 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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Understanding Your Child with Autism – Craven Arms

12th March at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Gateway, Auction Yard
Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9BW 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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