Cafe Autistique to revisit accessing services topic

Our monthly autistic-led Cafe Autistique discussion group will go back to the topic of accessing services and getting what you want from them this month. Initially scheduled for August, it will be revisited. Access to services and having your voice heard is a big part of what Leeds Autism AIM and advocacy is all about. … More Cafe Autistique to revisit accessing services topic

Autism Hour 2019: Quiet shopping hours in Leeds this October

The National Autistic Society’s annual Autism Hour is back this year. It’s a campaign which encourages shops, restaurants, banks and other businesses and services to have a quiet hour for autistic customers. This involves doing things such as turning background music off, dimming the lighting and encouraging shoppers to be as quiet as possible. This … More Autism Hour 2019: Quiet shopping hours in Leeds this October

Cancer Awareness Project to visit Autism Hub in September

Later on this month, the Lovell Autism Hub will be visited by the Leeds Cancer Awareness Project. They will be coming in to talk to our monthly autistic-led Women’s Group and will also be around to talk one-to-one with you about spotting the signs of different types of cancer, as well as the steps needed … More Cancer Awareness Project to visit Autism Hub in September

Talk at Hub to look at cutting winter energy costs

Later this autumn, the Green Doctor will be coming in to the Lovell Autism Hub to talk about support around lowering energy bills during winter. The Green Doctor is a free service, providing home visits to anyone who is concerned about keeping warm when it’s cold outside whilst keeping energy costs as low as possible. … More Talk at Hub to look at cutting winter energy costs

New monthly mental health Welcome Café session at Autism Hub

Starting in October, Live Well Leeds are to hold a monthly session for one-to-one appointments around mental health at the Lovell Autism Hub. The sessions are for autistic adults in Leeds who are struggling with their mental health and need to talk to someone. Live Well Leeds’ Welcome Café is one of several they run … More New monthly mental health Welcome Café session at Autism Hub

Learning from Safeguarding: How autistic people can get involved in new project

Later on this month, we will be holding a session at the Hub on giving your feedback on how the Safeguarding process can be better for autistic people. The new Safeguarding Feedback project is led by Advonet (the charity that Leeds Autism AIM is part of). It is about getting people’s experience of Safeguarding and … More Learning from Safeguarding: How autistic people can get involved in new project

Autistic-led Women’s Group to discuss assertiveness

Our monthly autistic led Women’s Group will be returning to the topic of assertiveness at next week’s Lovell Autism Hub session. Assertiveness is something that some autistic people find difficult. It is a useful tool for getting across your views and needs. The group takes place on Tuesday 20th August at the Lovell Autism Hub, … More Autistic-led Women’s Group to discuss assertiveness

Next Autism Reference Group meeting at the Hub next month

The Autism Reference Group, the quarterly forum for autistic adults in Leeds to have their say on what services do for them, will be meeting next month. The Group’s meeting will be held at the Lovell Autism Hub on Tuesday 3rd September from 5pm to 6:30pm. At these meetings, anyone who attends can share their … More Next Autism Reference Group meeting at the Hub next month