New project for Autistics around London:

The project will involve working in a group to create a piece of drama or other form of art over a period of 2 months then it will end with a performance and/or exhibition at the beginning of November 2012 (date and location to be confirmed) and the aim of it is to challenge people’s misconceptions about autism.

Most importantly, it will be fun, exciting and needs to have a humorous side to it too!

This is a great opportunity to share your talents, insights, creative ideas and work with a group of autistic people.

First meeting:
Monday, October 22, 2012, 6pm
NAS Ladbroke Grove Autism Centre

“STIM ROCK EXPRESS” IS A NEW WEEKLY DRAMA GROUP FOR INDIVIDUALS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM.

This group is part of a community project created by Jay Blue in collaboration with the NAS.

THE AIM OF THE PROJECT IS TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM BY GIVING THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRODUCE A PIECE OF DRAMA (PHASE ONE) and then TO RAISE AWARENESS OF AUTISM BY PERFORMING THE PIECE OF WORK IN FRONT OF PARENTS OF AUTISTIC PEOPLE, PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH AUTISTIC PEOPLE AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS INTEREST
ED IN AUTISM (PHASE TWO).

THE FIRST MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY 22ND OCTOBER AT 6PM AT THE NAS CENTRE IN LADBROKE GROVE IN LONDON AND THE GROUP WILL CONTINUE TO RUN AT THE SAME LOCATION EVERY MONDAY.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED, PLEASE COME ALONG TO THE FIRST MEETING!

Here is the schedule for the first meeting :

6pm – ARRIVE AND SOCIALISE (you can bring food with you and eat it before the formal part of the meeting begins)

6.30pm – FORMAL PART OF MEETING BEGINS (this will involve a structured discussion about the aims of the group, sharing ideas for the theme of the performance and most importantly, getting to know other people in the group, including what they wish to contribute to the group and the performance)

8.30pm – END OF MEETING

Is anybody interested in writing posts about the project (this could be information and/or personal experiences related to the project) on the following blog?

http://www.stimrockexpress.org

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