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Autism Advice Sessions-Shrewsbury

Start Date:
6th June 2019

End Date:
4th July 2019

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1230

Event title: Autism Advice Sessions-Shrewsbury
Venue: Crowmoor Early Help Hub, 112 Crowmere Road Shrewsbury SY2 5JJ
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0121 450 7575
Event description: Would you like some specific advice about autism and your child? This is an opportunity for you to get Free one to one advice and guidance as 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. This session runs on:

  • Thursday 6th June 2019
  • Thursday 4th July 2019

Booking Information: to book this event or for more information please contact the Helpline Team on 0121 450 75 75 or email [email protected]

Understanding and Minimising Difficult Behaviours Shrewsbury

Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours-Shrewsbury – Evening

Start Date:
27th June 2019

End Date:
27th June 2019

Start Time:
1830

End Time:
2030

Event title: Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours-Shrewsbury – Evening
Venue: Community Room at Tesco Extra, Cattle Market, Battlefield Road Shrewsbury, SY1 4HA
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 236 193
Event description: Understanding & Minimising Difficult Behaviours – Shropshire, Shrewsbury – Evening .

This is a free evening talk for Shropshire parents and carers. We will learn how autism affects behaviour in children and explore strategies that can reduce the difficulties they (and you) experience.

Free, no cost but you must book your place.

Booking Information: To book this event please visit the eShop:https://shop.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/collections/events/products/understanding-minimising-difficult-behaviours-shropshire-shrewsbury-evening

For more information please contact the Shropshire team by email [email protected] or telephone 01743 236 193

This event is Funded By Shropshire Council

Cerebra

Cerebra Workshop for families

Start Date:
13th June 2019

End Date:
13th June 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1400

Event title: Cerebra Workshop for families
Venue: Derwen College, Whittington Road, Gobowen, Oswestry SY11 3JA
Weblink: https://www.cerebra.org.uk/
Name: Cerebra
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 341995
Event description: Cerebra is a charity that works with families who have children with brain conditions. Their aim is to help them have a better life.

They will run a workshop (supported by CarersTrust4all, Shropshire PACCs and Derwen College)
this workshop is about getting parents the help they need for their child and family as opposed to giving legal advice and solving individual issues. We will look at case studies in relation to direct payments, respite care, disabled grant facilities, school transport and residential placements.

See poster below for full details.
There will be refreshments and a light lunch included.

To book your place, please call Carers Trust 4all on 01743 341995

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Carers Trust for All Concert

Start Date:
8th June 2019

End Date:
8th June 2019

Start Time:
1500

End Time:
Contact for details

Event title: Carers Trust for All Concert
Venue: Christ Church, Glebe Road, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury SY3 0PZ
Weblink: https://www.carerstrust4all.org.uk/
Name: Carer Trust 4all
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 341995
Event description: As part of Carers Week 2019 and to celebrate the work of unpaid carers, Carers Trust 4all invite you to a concert at Christ Church Bayston Hill, so come and join us for an afternoon of music and song.

Tickets cost £8.

To entertain you, we have three brilliant acts:

  • Shawbury Military Wives Choir
  • Shrewsbury Concert band and
  • Jack Hancher -classical guitarist.

There will be refreshments and a raffle.

You can purchase tickets in advance by calling 01743 341995 or email [email protected] or call into our office Carers Trust 4all Unit 12, Tilstock Crescent, Sutton Farm Shopping Centre, Shrewsbury SY2 6HW. Alternatively you can buy on the day.

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H.I.D.E -Hidden Illnesses & Disabilities Exhibition

Start Date:
12th September 2019

End Date:
12th September 2019

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1630

Event title: H.I.D.E -Hidden Illnesses & Disabilities Exhibition
Venue: Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS
Name: H.I.D.E
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Event description: This exhibition entry is free.

Our Mission Statement is “Promoting and Raising Awareness of Invisible Illnesses & Disabilities, through the Organisation and Execution of ‘End User’ exhibitions. Aiming to connect people, groups and organisations to nurture effective sharing of information, advice and support.”

If you or you know someone with a disability, please tell them about this event and encourage them to attend. There will be a lot of information available.

Shropshire Disability Network have a stand today.

Click here for poster: HIDE POSTER (1)

Deaffest

Deaffest 2019 returns to Wolverhampton

Deaffest 2019 will be returning to Wolverhampton from the Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2019, with the theme: Share Your Story’. It takes place at Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT

So what is Deaffest? It is the UK’s leading Deaf-led Film & Arts Festival. https://deaffest.co.uk/  Deaffest supports and develops the talents of emerging and established deaf filmmakers and artists from the UK and around the world. The biennial festival showcases films and documentaries by international filmmakers. Exhibitions, seminars, workshops, parties and networking take place at the festival and everyone is welcome to take part, sharing their interest in films and the arts.

Deaffest offers a variety of sponsorship packages,some of which include hosting a stall at our Stalls Fair. All requests for sponsorship packages will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis, so get in touch with us at [email protected] sooner rather than later.

We welcome Film submissions https://deaffest.co.uk/2018/08/23/news-release-share-your-story-at-deaffest-2019/ from UK and international filmmakers for the Film & TV Awards and the Young Deaffest Award.

For further information click on this PDF to download deaffest-2019-news-release2

For ticket information click here: https://deaffest.co.uk/deaffest2019-ticket-information/

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Wyldwoods

Enamelling a Copper Tile

Start Date:
30th July 2019

End Date:
30th July 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1400

Event title: Enamelling a Copper Tile
Venue: Wyldwoods, Dean Corner Farmhouse, Broseley TF12 5JH
Name: Steph Brett
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01952 884224 or 07816 113539
Event description: Our lead for this project is Jo Jukes.

This course is an opportunity for carers and gives you opportunity for some “me time”
Free to carers. There may be a small cost for materials on some courses. Lunch will be provided.

Booking essential. Please contact: Stephanie Brett [email protected] or telephone 01952 884224 or 07816 113539

Click here for details of all courses from April to September 2019 -they range from felting to foraging and outdoor cooking, and printing from nature to lino printing and more Wyldwoods 2019 carers courses – Copy

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Lino Printing at Wyldwoods

Start Date:
27th August 2019

End Date:
27th August 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1400

Event title: Lino Printing at Wyldwoods
Venue: Wyldwoods, Dean Corner Farmhouse, Broseley TF12 5JH
Name: Steph Brett
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01952 884224 or 07816 113539
Event description: Here is an opportunity for you to try your at lino printing. Your tutor for the day will be the ever popular Jo Jukes. Small charge for materials, donations welcome.

This course is an opportunity for carers and gives you opportunity for some “me time”
Free to carers. There may be a small cost for materials on some courses. Lunch will be provided.

Booking essential. Please contact: Stephanie Brett [email protected] or telephone 01952 884224 or 07816 113539

Click here for details of all courses from April to September 2019 -they range from felting to foraging and outdoor cooking, and printing from nature to lino printing and more Wyldwoods 2019 carers courses – Copy

Coffee Oswestry

Coffee Morning at Oswestry-Autism

Start Date:
18th July 2019

End Date:
18th July 2019

Start Time:
1000

End Time:
1200

Event title: Coffee Morning at Oswestry-Autism
Venue: The Whole Life Centre, The Whole Life Centre, Cabin Lane Oswestry SY11 2LG
Weblink: www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 250962
Event description: Would you like to seek advice from other parents and carers in a relaxed and informal setting?
This is an opportunity for you 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 16th May 2019
  • Thursday 20th June 2019
  • Thursday 18th July 2019

We also hold Coffee Mornings in Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Shifnal.

Booking Information: No need to book, just turn up.

For more information about this event please contact the Shropshire team on 01743 250 962 or email [email protected]

These coffee mornings are funded by the Shropshire Council.

Autism Support Group

Parent Support Group-Autism

Start Date:
24th June 2019

End Date:
24th June 2019

Start Time:
1900

End Time:
2100

Event title: Parent Support Group-Autism
Venue: The Featherbed, Battlefield Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4AB
Name: Autism West Midlands
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 250962
Event description: This is 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.

These sessions run on Mondays:

  • Monday 25th March 2019
  • Monday 29th April 2019
  • Monday 24th June 2019

Booking Information: No need to book, just come along. For more information about this event please contact Gemma: via email: [email protected] or telephone 01743 236 193