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Event Series Event Series: Adult Support: Self-Advocacy

Adult Support: Musical Storytelling

June 2 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

Welcome to AsIAm’s Adult
Support Programme
. We aim to reduce isolation and nurture community in
autistic adults. This adult support group will focus on musical storytelling!

Let’s explore how to tell a story through music. We’ll discover the stories
behind our favourite songs, the musical sounds of our everyday world, and
create our own storyland through music and sound. No previous musical
experience and no musical instruments required. A small box of simple
instruments will be posted to the participants after the first session together
(there is no obligation to play them in these sessions if you don’t want to.
Once the sessions are finished, the instruments are yours to keep). Max 10

Dates: June 2nd, June 16th, June 30th, July 14th, July 28th

Time: 11am – 12pm

Numbers: 10 (maximum)

Price: Free

Instructor: H.K. Ní Shiordáin

Target Audience: Autistic individuals  (Age 18+)
(A formal diagnosis is not required)

Email adultgroups@asiam.ie
to register your interest.

Please note that you will be contacted via email should you confirm your
sign-up below. Emails will be sent to third-party facilitators in order to
organise groups on behalf of AsIAm.

To ensure that we are following all necessary GDPR guidelines, we
request that each attendee sign up themselves, using their own email address
and attend the groups unaccompanied.

This group is an activity-based wellbeing group, designed to be the interaction and enjoyment of the adult autistic community, within safe, accepting environments. Though these groups are intended to be enjoyable spaces, at times topics may be discussed or raised by community members that some may find upsetting. The support these peer groups offer is only support. If you have any significant issues or are seeking medical advice, please speak to your GP. If you ever feel you are in a mental health crisis and need urgent help, please refer to the following for additional advice and support.

Samaritans – 116123
Bodywhys: 01 – 2107906
Txt support – https://text50808.ie/ – 50808
Aware: 1800 80 48 48 – Depression
As I am – information line re other services 0818 234 234/ support@asiam.ie

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