Shropshire Council

Autism West Midlands Update - March 2022

07 March 2022 Last updated at 03:09

Autism West Midlands offer lots of events, support and advice for Shropshire families.  Keep an eye on the events page.  This is what they are offering in March 2022...

FREE Webinars

How Autistic People Process Information – Friday 18th March 9.30am-10.30am
https://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/how-autistic-people-process-information-webinar-18mar22/

ZOOM Together – Monthly online group for young people aged 12+
A fun, supportive opportunity for autistic teens to get together play games and share experiences hosted by Autism West Midlands staff.  
https://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/zoom-together-fun-sessions-for-shropshire-youngsters-6apr/

WEEKLY Zoom Advice slots – every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
For those would like some face-to-face contact we are offering this virtually via video appointments. Zoom works well on mobile phones. To book a 45 minute  advice appointment with a specialist autism advisor please book via our shop.
https://autismwestmidlands.org.uk/events/online-autism-advice-shropshire/

Virtual Support Group for Parents - Wednesday Mornings 10am-11am & Wednesday Evenings 8pm-9pm – NOW 1st and 3rd Weds of each month
From the New Year they moved their online support groups to twice a month via the Zoom platform. This is an opportunity to talk with other parents, share ideas, and offer support.

If you would like to join either of the support groups, please email the team shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk 

Advice and support

They continue to 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:

Mon, Wed, Fri              Wendy Cowton            07900 784186

Weds, Thu, Fri             Emma Hegenbarth      07881 109480

Tue, Wed, Thu             Dawn Lewis                 07706 309382

Email                             shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

Helpline                        0121 450 7575

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