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January 2017 e-newsletter                               View this email in your browser   Donate   Unsubscribe
Welcome to our January e-newsletter!
January is here and we are settling in to the new year at Autism West Midlands. Our services and activities have resumed and we are still busy providing much needed support to people with autism and their families. This month we would like to introduce our brand new supporters package. For just £15 per year you can receive your very own digital supporter’s certificate, supporters pack and three digital versions of our Autism Matters magazine. To find out more and join us as a supporter please click here. The work that we do is only possible because of our supporters and we would like to take this opportunity to thank those who support everything that we do.
Bo Elven  - managing challenging behaviour
Watch our new video from our 5th Annual Autism Conference - Exploring Autism Interventions, in November. In the video Bo Hejlskov Elvén, our keynote speaker at the conference, talks about why people act out and how to manage it. Bo is a clinical psychologist who has focused on decreasing the use of force in care by introducing low arousal approaches in challenging behaviour.
Watch now
Become a Supporter for just £15 a year
This month we have launched a new supporters package for people who would like to support AWM and the services that we provide. New supporters will receive:
- Supporters welcome pack
- Digital supporter certificate
- Exclusive web access to Autism Matters magazine.
The work that we do at Autism West Midlands is possible because of the support from you. 
Become a supporter

New information sheets for diagnosis
The autism diagnosis process can seem like a long and daunting experience. We have created two new information sheets for both child and adult diagnosis designed to give you a step-by-step guide to what you might expect to happen throughout the process. The information is based on the best practice guidelines written by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Download now
Join us for our 8th Shropshire Autism Conference! The conference will explore areas of support for children and young people with autism. The day will provide opportunities to hear expert speakers, share ideas and chat with others who have similar experiences. 

Where: Barnabas Church Centre, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury.
When: Thursday 9th February 2017.
Find out more and book tickets >>
Join us for free one to one advice and guidance for parents/carers of individuals on the autism spectrum. appointments can be booked in advance.

Where: Various locations across the West Midlands.

When: Various Dates. Please check our events calendar
Find out more and book tickets >>
Join us for Understanding Autism! Designed for parents and carers this session will help you to understand more about autism and provide strategies which may help to manage challenging behaviour.

Where: Autism West Midlands, George Road, Edgbaston.
When: Various dates from January to July.
Find out more and book tickets >>
To view our full events calendar please click here >>
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