Shropshire Council

Autism West Midlands

Helping you to understand autism and how you can help your child. No diagnosis needed.

Who do they help?

AWM supports families who live in the Shropshire Council area who have children under 18 years old, with autism/autistic traits.

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. To book a one to one appointment please call 0121 450 7575.

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 A very popular teenage summer programme takes place during the long summer holiday (part of the All-In programme).

Training and support for professionals

Autism training sessions are held throughout the year. Advice and consultancy support is available for practitioners supporting families. Contact AWM for more details.

There are lots of downloadable resources on the AWM website. All events are listed on the events calendar too, and bookings made online. To receive e-newsletters advertising forthcoming events sign up at the link at the bottom of the home page.

For more information email shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk or phone 01743 236193.

Autism West Midlands
Crowmoor Early Help Hub
Crowmoor Primary School
Crowmere Road, Shrewsbury SY2 5JJ
Phone 01743 236193
Email shropshire@autismwestmidlands.org.uk

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