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Afasic local groups and contacts - January 2016 (20.9 KiB, 15,179 hits)

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 has a number of local groups and contacts that would like to hear from you.

Details of local group meetings in Devon (north), Norwich, Shrewsbury, Stockport, Sunderland and Surrey (north).

North Devon

Next meeting: tbc

This is a great opportunity to meet other parents over a cuppa, glass of wine or a pint.

For more information email Dawn Baker.


Things are changing at Afasic Norfolk.

We are continuously trying to improve the support we give to children and parents of children with speech and language difficulties and as such we are no longer hosting regular meet ups but are focussing our support on-line. It’s what people seem to want so it’s what we are doing!

We can still be found on Facebook (Norwich Afasic Support Group) but will have a super webpage soon with new links and contacts to help.

Stay tuned folks! Amy and Tracy


A new group is being set up in Shrewsbury. Further details:
Kath Ladenegan local Shrewbury group Leader – tel 01939 260930 or email Kath.

Staffordshire NEW

This is a new Afasic local group and their first meeting was held on 28 April 2016.

Contact Libby Hill on 0844 704 5888 for further information.


Next meeting: tbc

We now have our own Facebook page ‘Afasic Stockport’ if you want to follow us there.

Contact Rhoda Badge for more details at


If your child has a speech, language or communication difficulty come and meet with other parents and carers for information and support.

Next meeting: tbc

Meetings are very informal with lots of chat, tea, coffee and biscuits! Don’t worry if you can only stay for part of the time, and don’t feel you have to come on your own. If you would like to, come with a friend or a relative. Everyone is welcome – please pop in.

If you have any questions please call Nicola – 07729217595, or send an email to Nicola.

We hope you can join us at the next meeting.

North Surrey

Afasic North SurreyWe 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 810079

Please visit the Afasic North Surrey website.

Watch Afasic North Surrey’s new video.

Not a local contact near you?

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 KiB, 2,239 hits)