Making Information Accessible for Neurodivergent People: A new guide

After speaking to neurodivergent staff and people that Leeds Autism AIM work with, we have put together a brand new guide. It is a booklet that explains how to make information accessible to neurodivergent people in a number of ways. This free document covers accessibility for: Autistic people People with dyslexia People with dyspraxia People … More Making Information Accessible for Neurodivergent People: A new guide

Mental Health Guide for autistic adults in Leeds

We at Leeds Autism AIM have put together a three-page guide to mental health and counselling services for autistic adults in the Leeds area. It includes information on: Help available if you’re in a crisis Mental health services working in Leeds Text and online-based services and support How to get funding for an autism-specific counsellor … More Mental Health Guide for autistic adults in Leeds

Autism Health Passport: Share your thoughts

Leeds Autism AIM have worked with local health and mental health services to produce a combined Health Passport for autistic adults in Leeds. We made a draft version with: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust’s Learning Disability and Autism Team Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service (LADS), part of the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Leeds … More Autism Health Passport: Share your thoughts

Free Volunteer Autism Mentor training next month

We at Leeds Autism AIM are running free training sessions for anyone who wants to become a volunteer Autism Mentor next month. The Mentor’s role involves being paired with an autistic adult and helping them to both set and achieve life goals. Mentors meet regularly with their mentoring match remotely and can receive supervisions from … More Free Volunteer Autism Mentor training next month

Coronavirus Vaccines: Reasonable adjustments in Leeds

In response to the rollout of the Coronavirus vaccine, we have put together a document about getting reasonable adjustments in place before your appointment. It explains how you can get them in place and what adjustments can be made. The document explains how you can get reasonable adjustments if you are autistic. The information covers … More Coronavirus Vaccines: Reasonable adjustments in Leeds

Coproduction Group to look at accessible information guide

Leeds Autism AIM’s next Coproduction Group meeting will be looking at a guide to making information accessible for neurodivergent people. The guide will cover accessibility of online and offline information and resources. These include websites, apps, leaflets and posters. People who are autistic, dyslexic, dyspraxic and/or have dyscalculia, ADHD or Tourette’s Syndrome are neurodivergent. The … More Coproduction Group to look at accessible information guide