Monday, 13 January 2019, 7pm - 9pm

New Year, New Possibilities

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
Refreshments Coffee/Tea/Squash & biscuits available throughout the evening.
7.20pm Notices

Notices from the DAAS group.

  • If you have any information you think would be helpful or interesting for group members, you can share it here (if you don't want to speak, let the host know before the meeting starts and they will read it out). 
7.30pm Main Event

New Year New Possibilities - Joely Williams

Start the new year with an inspirational talk by award winning autistic activist, speaker and author Joely Williams. Joely will talk about autism acceptance and thriving with a disability.

Joely Williams (nee Colmer) is a world awarded, autistic autism activist and author of empowering and educational resource book AspergerWorld. Joely is passionate about enabling understanding of the hidden depths and quirks of autism and strives to create positive change within our autistic communities. Joely's website is

  • Facebook @AspergerWorld
  • Twitter @AspergerWorld
  • instagram @joelyevecolmer_aspergerworld
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.