Last Autism Reference Group of 2019 to meet this November

Later this month, the last quarterly Autism Reference Group meeting of 2019 will take place. This is the forum for autistic adults in Leeds, where you can have your say on what services in the city should do for you. It feeds into the Leeds Adult Autism Partnership Board, where commissioners and service providers meet. … More Last Autism Reference Group of 2019 to meet this November

Cafe Autistique to talk about special interests next month

Our monthly autistic-led Cafe Autistique discussion group will be talking about the topic of special interests this November. The group aims to look at what it is that make special interests so appealing to autistic people, why they are important and how useful they are for such things as relaxation. This blog post on The … More Cafe Autistique to talk about special interests next month

Stallholders confirmed for Hidden Talents Job Fair

The Leeds Hidden Talents Job Fair has confirmed a list of stallholders, including local employers and employment support services for autistic adults. Employers have roles in four areas – care work, IT, hospitality and administration. The list is as follows: Employers Skills For Care Employment Leeds Sky Bet Morgan Sindall Covance Direct Line At Home … More Stallholders confirmed for Hidden Talents Job Fair

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