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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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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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Telford Town Park Play and Picnic – For Shropshire Families

27th July at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Telford Town Park Telford, Shropshire TF3 4EJ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
A park scene

Join Autism West Midlands for a Family Picnic and Playtime. The session will include some playtime on the children’s play area and a family picnic at Telford Town Park. (Please bring your own packed lunch/picnic blanket if you want to) FREE For Shropshire Families Date: Wednesday 27th July 2022 Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm Location: There are a number of car parks available for visitor parking close to Telford Town Park. The closest is Southwater Multi Storey Car Park which is…

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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

Visit to Chirk Castle and Picnic – For Shropshire Families

11th August at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chirk Castle LL14 5AF United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
Chirk Castle

Come and join us for a meander around the beautiful grounds of the castle. See the gardens in full bloom and explore inside the medieval castle followed by a family picnic. (please bring own picnic/picnic blanket) FREE For Shropshire Families Date: Thursday 11th August 2022 Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm Location: Chirk Castle, LL14 5AF To book places please visit our eShop: Visit to Chirk Castle and Picnic - For Shropshire Families - 11th Augu | Autism West Midlands Shop  …

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Attingham Park Walk – For Shropshire Families

23rd August at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Attingham Park, Atcham
Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 4TP United Kingdom
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Free
People enjoying a parkland visit

Supported walk through the woodlands of Attingham Park, spotting the deer, den building and optional bring your own picnic lunch in the play area. (Please bring your own packed lunch/picnic blanket if you want to) Meet Two members of staff from Autism West Midlands at the entrance of the park. Date: Tuesday 23rd August 2022 Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 4TP To book places please visit our eShop: Attingham Park Walk and Picnic for…

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Well Being Walk – Sandwell Valley Country Park

24th August at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sandwell Valley Country Park, Salters Lane
West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 4BG
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Free
A beautiful park scene

Parents and Carers Well Being Walk in Sandwell Valley Country Park Join us for a well being walk at Sandwell Valley Country Park. (booking is essential) Free for Sandwell resident parents and carers This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and carers and explore one of the many beautiful trails of the valley. The trail is just under 2 miles long and the pace is suitable for all fitness levels. Children are welcome to come along, providing they…

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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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