Shropshire Council

Autism West Midlands

Autism West Midlands is funded by Shropshire Council to provide autism specific Early Help support for Shropshire families

Who do they help?

They support families who live in the Shropshire Council area who have children under 18 years old, with autism/autistic traits, a diagnosis is not needed.

Parent training workshops

Courses for parents are held throughout the year at various Shropshire venues and include introductory awareness sessions, programmes with multiple sessions, and workshops on specific topics.

Individual advice and support for parents

Advice sessions are a chance for parents to meet a member of the team face to face, discuss their concerns and receive practical advice. Further support may be available and can be discussed at the advice appointment.

Coffee mornings and support groups

Informal meetings take place in Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth and Shifnal. They are a chance to meet others and share experiences in a supportive environment.

Holiday events

Trips and play sessions for the whole family take place in the school holidays along with workshops for children and young people. All are a chance to meet others and have fun in a supportive environment. 

There are lots of downloadable resources on the Autism West Midlands website. All of their events are listed on the events calendar and bookings are made on-line. To receive e-newsletters advertising forthcoming events sign up at the link at the bottom of the Autism West Midlands home page.

Contact Autism West Midlands