Parents often want to talk to other parents, share experiences and concerns, and get together to help campaign for better services in their area. Afasic England has a number of local groups and contacts that would like to hear from you.
Details of local group meetings in North Surrey, Norwich, Stockport and west London.
We have two support meetings a month, where you can meet other parents, voice your concerns, and have a chat. Maria holds a meeting in her Ashtead home, usually in the evening on the first Monday of the month.
Contact: Maria 01372-276515
Christine holds a meeting in her Epsom home, usually in the morning on the third Wednesday of the month.
Contact: Christine on 01372-800753
A new support group in Norwich has arranged some local meetings for parents with SLI children. The next meetings:
Next meeting: tbc
For more details contact:
Amy 07429 632414 or email email@example.com
Tracy 07941 137380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a new group for 2013. The next meeting will take place on:
10.30am, Tuesday 9 April, Newfield Dairy Ice cream Parlour. For directions go to Newfield Ice Cream website. This meeting is for adults and children and siblings are very welcome.
Contact Sonia for more information: email Sonia at email@example.com or call her on 0781 7160793.
Next meetings :
Thursday 16 May evening meet up at 3 Bears pub in Hazel Grove 8pm
Thursday 6 June; possible day time meet up with children
Friday 5 July; day time meet up at Marple library, 12-2pm
We now have our own Facebook page ‘Afasic Stockport’ if you want to follow us there.
Contact Rhoda Badge for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org
A West London support group for parents with SLI children is being started in Shepherds Bush.
The introductory meeting was held on Saturday 24 September 2011.
The next group meeting: tbc
We would be delighted for you and your children to join us. We have a child of 11 with SLI and will be pleased to share our experiences and link up for future activities.
If you would like to get involved please let me know:
Andrew Mitchell – 07900 680 752
If there is not one in your area perhaps you might want to start a local group or be a local contact. A short introduction is provided below outlining what is involved in setting up and running a local group.
Setting up a local Afasic Group (61.0 KB, 834 hits)
We have a list of local groups and contacts for the UK. This list is subject to change.
Afasic local groups and contacts - January 2013 (82.9 KB, 5,369 hits)