Calling all Midlands and London families who want to find out more about autism

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Friday 16 June 2023

We are offering parent carers based in London and the Midlands a FREE hour-long introduction to autism online session this June and July.

Perfect for parent carers of autistic children – with or without a diagnosis – who want to find out more about what is autism is, its different profiles and the autism spectrum. You’ll also discover some supportive strategies to help your family.

If you live in London

London parent carers are invited to use the Eventbrite link below and book their free place on one of our Introduction to Autism online sessions taking place between 10-11am on:

Tuesday 4 July.

Parent carers in the Midlands

Parent carers in the Midlands can choose from two sessions between 10-11am on:

Thursday 22 June or Thursday 6 July.

Commissioned by NHS England’s Workforce, Training and Education Team, these sessions are part of the Autism Central Peer Education Programme. This new programme aims to offer families and carers of autistic people high-quality and accessible autism information, education and coaching and is co-delivered by autistic people, families and carers.

Contact and Ambitious about Autism are the London and Midlands Regional Hub partners for the programme.

Could you share what you’ve learnt about autism with others?

Autism Central are now recruiting Peer Educators in London and the Midlands who will be trained to coach, signpost and share their learning with other parents and carers of autistic people.  Join our virtual drop in session on Tuesday 20 June 2-2:45pm, to find out more about this opportunity, what it entails and how to apply.

Take a look at Contact and Ambitious about Autism’s Midlands Hub or our London Hub to find out more.