Events and Updates

Autism West Midlands Update  –  October 2022

https://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/

**Reminder** No diagnosis is needed to access the AWM Shropshire service and anyone can contact the service for support

Webinars for parents, carers and professionals

Autism and Girls - Tuesday 4th October 9.30amhttps://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/autism-and-girls-webinar-west-midlands-4oct/

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) Tuesday 11th October 9.30amhttps://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/pathological-demand-avoidance-webinar-west-midlands-11oct/

WEEKLY Zoom Advice slots – every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - For those would like some face-to-face advice we are offering this virtually via video appointments. Zoom works well on mobile phones. To book a 45 min advice appointment with a specialist autism advisor please book via our shop. - https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/online-autism-advice-and-consultation-sessions-shropshire-county     IMPORTANT – WE EMAIL YOUR ZOOM LINK TO YOU THE WEEK BEFORE YOUR SLOT, MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR INBOX INCLUDING SPAM/JUNK TO GET YOUR LINK

Virtual Support Group for Parents - Wednesday Mornings 10am-11am & Wednesday Evenings 8pm-9pm – 1st and 3rd Weds of each month (term time) - Our online support groups meet twice a month via Zoom. This is an opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and offer support. We recommend that you have attended an online advice appointment with a member of the team before joining group sessions (link above). If you would like to join either of the support groups, please email the team here shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

Dad’s Group – Monthly on a Thursday 7pm-8pm - 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.  For more information and booking details see link below - https://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/virtual-dads-support-group-west-midlands-mar31/

Advice and support

We also offer advice and support over the phone and via email. Parents/carers and professionals can contact our small team directly to arrange an appointment please call:

Shropshire office         - 01952 454156

Email                             shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

Helpline                          0121 450 7575

 

Autism Confident Programmes for Autistic Adults and Teenagers - October 2021 to February 2023

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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Understanding Your Brain

 

Understanding your Child with Additional Needs

 

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Online Autism Advice and Consultation Sessions - Shropshire County

  

 

Autism West Midlands Professionals Update Shropshire January 2021