Monday, 11 February 2019, 7pm - 9pm

Independent Living

The United Church, Dorchester – The Cafe (ground floor)
49 / 51 Charles Street, Dorchester DT1 1EE

Getting to the Dorchester venue

7pm Doors open Hosted by Trish Crawford
Refreshments Coffee/Tea/Squash & biscuits available throughout the evening.
7.20pm Notices

Can you help run the meetings? We’re looking for people to be co-organisers and get involved with all aspects of running the DAAS West meetings.  Ideally we would like to find two or three people to share the tasks. Find out more

Your views matter. DAAS has been asked by the ASC Partnership Board to update the answers we previously collated from individuals in the group about what type of support would help
them, or their family member/friend, to live a more independent life. We will shortly be asking for your ideas and priorities.

Any other notices? If you have anything you’d like to bring to the group, you can share it here (if you don’t want to speak, let the host know before the meeting starts and she’ll read it out).   

7.30pm Main Event

Independent Living
Brian and Rita Cox will talk about their experience with helping their daughter, who has Asperger's, find somewhere suitable to live. He'll look at the pros and cons of different options. Other people can share experiences too.

And Finally ..... Time to network, chat, seek advice or help, bring news to the group etc.
End of meeting Grateful thanks for helping us ready the Café for the following morning :)
First Visit? DAAS West is a small and welcoming group. You can just listen; observe; join in and take part; get up and move about; come and go at your leisure; whichever feels comfortable for you. You are kindly asked to sign the register to comply with fire regulations. Directions and pictures of the meeting room.
Confidentiality Please respect each other's privacy and don’t discuss outside meetings who else attends or what they say at DAAS events, unless that person has given you permission to do so.
Can I Attend? DAAS and DAAS West meetings are open to those on the spectrum both diagnosed and undiagnosed plus carers, friends and family.