This week, our Tuesday hub session is all about employment and autistic-led discussion. Here is what we have in store at the Lovell Park Hub: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 24th July – 3:30-7pm First, Aspiedent will have their employment session from 4pm to 7pm. The first half of their session is for one-to-one appointments. … More What’s on at the Hub this week – 24th July
The Leeds Disabled People’s Organisation (LDPO) and the British Transport Police have put together a survey to ask disabled people for their views on the safety of using public transport. The survey, which asks just four questions, aims to find out what can be done to improve the safety of public transport for disabled passengers. … More Survey asks for disabled passengers’ views on public transport safety
In the second of our #AutisticLifeHacks series, Luke Aylward, our Information Officer, shares his way of managing his money and checking how much to spend. Strategy for managing your finances Use a piece of spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets to create a spreadsheet where you can list your incomings and outgoings. Then, … More #AutisticLifeHacks – strategy for managing your finances
In the first of our new series, #AutisticLifeHacks, our Peer Development Worker Gill Loomes posted her hack on grocery shopping and meal planning. Here is what she wrote for it: Strategy for meal planning and grocery lists Find an app for meal planning (or use your calendar – but I like Food Planner – foodplannerapp.com. … More #AutisticLifeHacks – grocery shopping and meal planning
Our weekly drop-in hub has a session where you can have your say on a topic that has often been debated in Leeds. Here’s what we’ve got going on at Lovell and at our Friday Hub: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 17th July – 3:30-7pm First on, we have a consultation session from Leeds Involving … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 17th-20th July
In a new series of social media posts, we’ll be sharing some life hacks from autistic people that other autistic people can use themselves. Called #AutisticLifeHacks, this series will see regular posts from autistic adults in Leeds, including some of our own staff team, come up with useful tips that can make often difficult tasks … More #AutisticLifeHacks – Share your tips with us!
A survey has been created to ask for your views on where in Leeds is best suited to hosting an Autistic Pride Picnic. These picnics are held all over the UK, with cities such as London, Chester, Manchester and Edinburgh hosting one every year. Leeds is yet to host one, but with over 7,000 autistic … More Survey asks for your views on Leeds Autistic Pride Picnic location
At our weekly drop-in, it’s business as usual for the second Tuesday of the month. Here’s what we’ve got on at the Lovell Hub. Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 10th July – 3:30-7pm First up, Aspiedent have their twice-monthly employment session from 4pm to 7pm. This is split into two parts – the first half … More What’s on at the Hub this week – 10th July
This month, we have five weekly drop-in sessions and a couple of fortnightly sessions just for booked appointments. What have we got planned for the next sessions? Read on to find out more! Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 3rd July – 3:30-7pm First, we have employment advice from the DWP from 3:30pm to 5pm. This … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 3rd-6th July
This Friday, some of our staff team and volunteers will be going to the Manchester Autism Show. We’ll be there to see some of the talks, as well as find out about what different autism-specific services throughout the UK are doing. On the day, we will be posting regular Tweets from our Twitter account on … More Manchester Autism Show 2018 – check out our Twitter feed!