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Afasic local groups and contacts - November 2013 (101.9 KB, 6,533 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 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 810079
A new support group in Norwich has arranged some local meetings for parents with SLCN children. The next meetings:
Next meeting: tbc
For more details contact:
Amy 07429 632414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracy 07941 137380 or email email@example.com
Next meetings :
1. Kidz up North, Event City; Thurs 21 Nov all day. This is an exhibition aimed at families with children with a range of disabilities. More info at www.kidzupnorth.co.uk. A few of us are going, so let me know if you are, and we can meet up. I was thinking of going 10-2pm ish.
2. Parent/ carer lunch meet up; Fri 29 Nov 12-2pm at the Ash Tea rooms, Heaton Chapel. Come along for a chat and catch up (maybe from kidz up North from previous week!). Lunch available to buy there.
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 started in 2011 at Shepherds Bush.
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
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 KB, 998 hits)