Events – Summer 2015

Kidz South
4 June 2015, Kidz South, Reading.
Free exhibition and presentations.

The Autism Show 2015
London 12 to 13 June; Birmingham 19 to 20 June; and Manchester, 26 to 27 June.
Showcasing the latest information, products and services. Includes talks, and one-to-one advice sessions. Tickets are at a reduced rate if booked in advance. (National Autistic Society).

Towards a Positive Future
18 June, London EC4.
Conference with speakers from therapeutic, legal and educational fields, Parents, £30. (Janet O’Keefe).

ADHD: early interventions and outcomes
Two days, 22-23 June, Leyland, Lancs.
Parents’ tickets, £45 for one day, £72 for both days. (ADDISS).

Move Forward
Free youth club for 13 to 18 year olds with Aspergers syndrome or high-functioning autism. Last Thursday of every month, Edgbaston 7.30pm-9.00pm, (Family Support section of Autism West Midlands. Booking required). The same organisation is also providing summer holiday activities at Belle Vue Youth Club, Shrewsbury, 22nd July to 27th August (Wednesdays and Thursdays 11am-4pm, £7.50 per session). There is also autism-friendly football coaching at Aston Football club, £2 per session, booking not necessary, 6.00pm to 7.00pm every Monday.

Autism West Midlands Activities
Among other activities for spring and summer, Autism West Midlands list parents’ lunches, Wednesbury 20 May, 17 June and 15 July, 12noon to 2pm (booking required); coffee mornings at Shrewsbury, Bridgenorth, Birmingham and Acocks Green (no booking); and advice sessions at Northfield and Birmingham.

Afasic Cymru free advocates training
Training for parents, carers and any other advocates of children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.  One three-hour session.  Sessions start in May 2015.