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June 2022

Autism Confident Programmes for Autistic Adults and Teenagers – the Black Country

28th June 2022 at 8:00 am - 22nd February 2023 at 5:00 pm
VARIOUS, Autism West Midlands
Free
Young people in a group activity session

Between October 2021 to February 2023 we will be running programmes for autistic adults and teenagers in all 4 areas of the Black Country - Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley and Sandwell Autism Confident is an 8-week psychoeducation programme, with one-to-one meetings for participants on the first and last week, and 6 group sessions. It offers an opportunity to learn more about autism in a small, supportive, group setting and to share experiences and identify strategies that could help in day-today life.…

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July 2022

Daytime Virtual Support Group For Shropshire Parents

6th July at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
Someone using a laptop computer

An opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and offer support with a member of Autism West Midlands present to offer advice and guidance. This group will run on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month during school term time. Date: Wednesday 6th July 2022 Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Cost: Free to Shropshire Council resident families. Booking Information: To book a place or for further information please contact: E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event will be held using the Zoom app, once booked…

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Zoom Together – Fun Sessions for Shropshire Youngsters – Spring/Summer 2022

6th July at 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
A youngster using a laptop computer

Zoom Together for 11 – 17 year olds Free online quiz, chat and activities through ‘Zoom’ July 6th 6 - 7pm These workshops are only for young people living in the Shropshire Council Area To book please visit our eShop: Zoom Together – Fun Sessions for Shropshire Youngsters – Spring/Summer | Autism West Midlands Shop For further information please contact Wendy: Email: wendyc@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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Evening Virtual Support Group For Shropshire Parents

6th July at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
Someone using a laptop computer

An opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and offer support with a member of Autism West Midlands present to offer advice and guidance. This group will run on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month during school term time. Date: Wednesday 6th July 2022 Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm Cost: Free to Shropshire Council resident families. Booking Information: To book a place or for further information please contact: E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event will be held using the Zoom app, once booked you…

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Parents Lunch Group – Sandwell

7th July at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Chestnut Tree, Axletree Way, Wednesbury
Sandwell, West Midlands WS10 9QY United Kingdom
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Free
Someone eating a massive burger

An opportunity to treat yourself to a nice meal and meet other parents and carers who have a child/children on the Autism Spectrum (Diagnosis not required). Free to attend (lunch cost not included) Date: Thursday 7th July Time: 12:00pm Location: Chestnut Tree, Axletree Way, Wednesbury, WS10 9QY Cost: Free for Sandwell resident parents and carers Booking Information: To book, please visit our eShop: Parents Lunch - Sandwell - Thursday 7th July | Autism West Midlands Shop For more information please contact Donna: T: 07881 109…

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FULLY BOOKED – Understanding Your Autistic Child

15th July at 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 4NG United Kingdom
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Free
A mother with son on a woodland walk

FULLY BOOKED A 2 hour training event for parents and carers of autistic children living in the Shropshire Council area including: An introduction to the autism spectrum How autism may affect children How to support autistic children This face-to-face training event is open to parents and carers of children aged 0-18 in the Shropshire Council area only Date: 15th July 2022 Time: 9:30am - 11:30am Location: The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, SY1 4NG Cost: Free   For more…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield – Summer 2022

15th July at 10:30 am - 9th September at 12:00 pm
Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2NQ United Kingdom
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Free
People in a support group meeting

Our face to face support group is back - numbers are limited and places will need to be pre-booked to ensure everyone’s safety and avoid overcrowding. It’s 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. Fridays: 15th July 2022  (also on: 16th September, 14th October) Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ  …

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Daytime Virtual Support Group For Shropshire Parents

20th July at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
Someone using a laptop computer

An opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and offer support with a member of Autism West Midlands present to offer advice and guidance. This group will run on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month during school term time. Date: Wednesday 20th July 2022 Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Cost: Free to Shropshire Council resident families. Booking Information: To book a place or for further information please contact: E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event will be held using the Zoom app, once booked…

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Evening Virtual Support Group For Shropshire Parents

20th July at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
Someone using a laptop computer

An opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and offer support with a member of Autism West Midlands present to offer advice and guidance. This group will run on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month during school term time. Date: Wednesday 20th July 2022 Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm Cost: Free to Shropshire Council resident families. Booking Information: To book a place or for further information please contact: E: shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk This event will be held using the Zoom app, once booked you…

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Virtual Dads Support Group – West Midlands

28th July at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
A father using a laptop computer

This is an opportunity for dads to meet online, share ideas, celebrate their children’s achievement’s and offer support to each other with a member of Autism West Midlands present. Free - ONLINE - 'Zoom' Session Dates: Thursday evenings: 28th July 2022 25th August 2022 29th September 2022 Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm To book please visit our eShop: Virtual Dads Support Group - West Midlands | Autism West Midlands Shop For more information please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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August 2022

Virtual Dads Support Group – West Midlands

25th August at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
A father using a laptop computer

This is an opportunity for dads to meet online, share ideas, celebrate their children’s achievement’s and offer support to each other with a member of Autism West Midlands present. Free - ONLINE - 'Zoom' Session Dates: Thursday evenings: 25th August 2022 29th September 2022 Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm To book please visit our eShop: Virtual Dads Support Group - West Midlands | Autism West Midlands Shop For more information please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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September 2022

Understanding Autism Webinar for Parents Carers and Professionals – West Midlands Region

8th September at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
Looking up into very tall trees in a forest

Including: An introduction to the autism spectrum How autism may affect children How to support children in daily life This webinar is open to any parent, carer or professional in the West Midlands region. Date: Thursday 8th September 2022 Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Booking Information: To register for this event please click: Register for this free webinar By registering for our webinars you get to see them live & get a link to a recorded version you can watch later. If you…

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How autistic people process information – Webinar for Parents Carers and Professionals – West Midlands Region

13th September at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
A stylized human brain graphic

Including: What neurodiversity is The autistic brain How autistic people process information What impact this may have Top tips for supporting autistic people This webinar is open to any parent, carer or professional in the West Midlands region. Date: Tuesday 13th September 2022 Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Booking Information: To register for this event please click: Register for this free webinar By registering for our webinars you get to see them live & get a link to a recorded version you can…

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Coffee Morning – Sandwell Parents and Carers

14th September at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cielo Coffee Shop West Bromwich, 38 Carter's Green
West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 9LG United Kingdom
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Free
A cup of coffee and some biscuits

Our face to face support group is back-numbers are limited and places will need to be pre-booked to ensure everyone’s safety and avoid overcrowding. An opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and access peer support with a member of Autism West Midlands present to offer advice and guidance. Monday: 14th September 2022 Time: 10:00am-11.30am Location: Cielo Coffee Shop, YMCA, 38 Carters Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG   To book please visit our eShop: Coffee Morning - Sandwell Parents and…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield – Autumn 2022

16th September at 10:30 am - 11th November at 12:00 pm
Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2NQ United Kingdom
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Free
People in a support group meeting

Our face to face support group is back - numbers are limited and places will need to be pre-booked to ensure everyone’s safety and avoid overcrowding. It’s 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. Fridays: 16th September 2022  (also on: 14th October) Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ   To book…

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Virtual Dads Support Group – West Midlands

29th September at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
A father using a laptop computer

This is an opportunity for dads to meet online, share ideas, celebrate their children’s achievement’s and offer support to each other with a member of Autism West Midlands present. Free - ONLINE - 'Zoom' Session Dates: Thursday evenings: 29th September 2022 Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm To book please visit our eShop: Virtual Dads Support Group - West Midlands | Autism West Midlands Shop For more information please contact Amanda: E: amandap@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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October 2022

Autism and Girls – Webinar for Parents Carers and Professionals – West Midlands Region

4th October at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
Women with autistic girls on a parkland walk

Including: Boys v. girls prevalence Possible explanations Impact of autism on girls Supportive approaches Further sources of information and support This webinar is open to any parent, carer or professional in the West Midlands region. Date: Tuesday 4th October 2022 Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Booking Information: To register for this event please click: Register for this free webinar By registering for our webinars you get to see them live & get a link to a recorded version you can watch later. If you…

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Pathological Demand Avoidance – Webinar for Parents Carers and Professionals – West Midlands Region

11th October at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
ONLINE, Autism West Midlands
Free
A mother with an obstinate child

Including: What PDA is and the history of PDA The key features of PDA Skills and strategies Further information / resources This webinar is open to any parent, carer or professional in the West Midlands region. Date: Tuesday 11th October 2022 Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Booking Information: To register for this event please click: Register for this free webinar By registering for our webinars you get to see them live & get a link to a recorded version you can watch later. If…

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Parents Support Group – Northfield – Autumn 2022

14th October at 10:30 am - 9th December at 12:00 pm
Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield
Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2NQ United Kingdom
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Free
People in a support group meeting

Our face to face support group is back - numbers are limited and places will need to be pre-booked to ensure everyone’s safety and avoid overcrowding. It’s 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. Fridays: 14th October 2022 Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Location: Northfield Baptist Church, 789 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NQ   To book please visit our eShop:…

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