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Afasic local groups and contacts - January 2014 (18.7 KiB, 7,081 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, Sunderland 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.Thurs 27 Feb, 8pm onwards at 3 Bears Pub, Hazel Grove.
2. Fri 28 March 12-2pm, venue to be decided.
Both meetings a chance for parents/ carers of children/ young people with speech, language and communiction needs to get together, offer advice, support and a bit of a chat!
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
If your child has a speech, language or communication difficulty come and meet with other parents and carers for information and support.
We are getting together on Friday 21 March, from 9.30 am to 12 noon, at The Children’s Centre, Durham Road, Sunderland, SR3 4AG.
Meetings are friendly and relaxed. (The kettle is always on!)
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 to see you there.
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 KiB, 1,095 hits)