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Afasic local groups and contacts - March 2014 (96.5 KiB, 7,342 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 email@example.com
Tracy 07941 137380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Next meetings :
1. 25th April; an evening meet up for parents and carers, perhaps a meal?
2. 29th May; a trip out with our children, in the May half term, ideas anyone?
3. 13th June; a lunch time meet up for parents and carers
We now have our own Facebook page ‘Afasic Stockport’ if you want to follow us there.
Contact Rhoda Badge for more details at email@example.com
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, 1,154 hits)