PROGRAMME

Tuesday 15th May 2018 from 7.00pm
Room K103, Kimmeridge House
Bournemouth University, Wallisdown

How to find the room

Welcome

Our Host for the evening is Sarah Gilbert

Refreshments Available from 7.15pm.. Coffee/Tea with biscuits
Sensory Table Explore and try out items which may help to manage sensory sensitivities or which have been recommended for a sensory diet. Before & after the formal part of the meeting (but not during!)
Notices 7.30pm
  • Update on The DAAS Group, the Committee and teams.
  • If you are a regular attender at DAAS evenings and have transport we would really appreciate help from someone who can store a couple ofitems and bring them to meetings. We are also looking for extra supportand cover for Refreshments and the Welcome Team.
  • Meeting protocol – questions, sound equipment
  • Research Project into ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) A request for volunteers to participate in an e-survey
  • GDPR Forms – Data protection. Thank you to everyone who has responded and requested to continue receiving our programmes. If you still haven’t got round to this paper forms will be available on the night. Or complete it online
  • Poole Well-Being Collaborative See https://bit.ly/2m1yl3b sharing news of the local community/voluntary sector. See specially Item 3
  • Future programme information – an up-date. NB No meeting in August
Main Event c7.45pm

Tonight we have a selection of items in A Summer Miscellany, a series of short talks with opportunities to find out more or to add your views.

  1. Pauline Stanley is the Director and lead artist of Artisan Community Art Studio, based in Branksome, Poole. The studio is 4.5 years old and was set up to provide a supported studio space for artists with additional requirements. Monday morning, 10 - 12, is their Asperger’s Art Group. This is a Drop-in group. Everyone welcome. £12 a session, all materials provided.Asperger’s Friendly. You can draw, print, paint, felt, sew…….
  2. Feedback on Tony Attwood Seminar. Some of our group who recently attended this event will be talking about their impressions of the day and what they learned. For those who don’t know, Tony has written the definitive guidebook to Asperger’s Syndrome and is also an entertaining and enlightening speaker with a wealth of knowledge to share. Come & hear what he had to say.
And Finally ..... Time after the Main Event to circulate, chat, seek advice or offer help and generally catch up.
Note for first-timers At DAAS meetings you are welcome to join in and take part but you are also welcome to just listen & observe – whatever feels comfortable.
Can You Help? Many thanks to those who already help in running DAAS meetings or who have recently offered to take on some of the support roles. If you would like DAAS to thrive and prosper please think seriously about what you too can do.