We have a busy drop-in session on next week, whilst it’s business as usual at our quiet Friday Hub session for booked appointments. Here is what we have planned next week: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 20th November – 3:30-7pm First, we can produce personalised resources between 3:30pm and 5pm. These include autism alert cards, … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 20th-23rd November
At the Lovell Autism Hub later this month, we have two guest speakers from the NHS Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT). They will be coming in to talk about accessing health services as an autistic patient in all of the NHS-run hospitals in Leeds. Alison Conyers, Lead Professional for Learning Disabilities and Autism, will be … More Hospital staff to talk at Hub about accessing health services
In this blog post, our Peer Development Worker Gill Loomes rounds up what we spoke about at last month’s Cafe Autistique discussion group about shopping. It coincides with Purple Tuesday, a national campaign to make shopping more accessible for disabled people. Tuesday 13th November 2018 is a big day in the UK for disabled people … More Café Autistique: What barriers do autistic people experience when shopping? And what can we do about them?
Our Hub sessions this coming week have a couple of regular groups alongside all of the usual advocacy and information support for autistic adults in Leeds. Here’s what we have lined up for Tuesday and Friday: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 13th November – 3:30-7pm First, the Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service (LADS) team have their … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 13th-16th November
Cafe Autistique, our monthly autistic-led discussion group, will be talking about socialising and what autistic people experience when talking to other people. The topic was chosen and agreed on by the group at the end of last month’s meeting. The group previously discussed shopping and the barriers faced by autistic people when visiting supermarkets and … More Cafe Autistique to talk about socialising
A new month brings familiar groups and support to our weekly Hub sessions. Here is what you can expect on Tuesday and Friday this coming week: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 6th November – 3:30-7pm First on, we have Employment Advice from the DWP. This is from 3:30-5pm and is available on a one-to-one basis. … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 6th-9th November
On Tuesday 13th November, a series of retailers and owners of shopping centres and retail parks will be taking part in a nationwide campaign to make shopping more accessible for disabled customers. Purple Tuesday is happening throughout the day and encourages the retail industry to make their premises more accessible to disabled people. Examples of … More Purple Tuesday: Who’s involved in accessible shopping day in Leeds?
The Autism Reference Group, a forum for autistic adults in Leeds to have their say on what services in the city should do for them, meets at the Lovell Autism Hub next month. The group meets quarterly and usually asks you to say what you think needs to be addressed. This time, the group will … More Autism Reference Group to meet next month
Our next monthly Women’s Group will talk about the topic of social skills. This is the first time in which social skills will be discussed by the group; it was chosen by the group at their meeting in October. The group will meet on Tuesday 20th November from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. It will take place … More Women’s Group to talk about social skills
Both of our regular Hub sessions continue, offering a mix of advocacy, information, signposting and peer support. Here is what we have on over the next week at Lovell Park: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 30th October – 3:30-7pm We are able to produce personalised resources from 3:30pm until 6pm. These include autism alert cards, … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 30th October-2nd November