Autistic Pride is…

To mark Autistic Pride Day 2022 (Saturday 18th June), our Peer Development Worker Gill Loomes-Quinn has written a blog about what it means to her. Writing about her experience of doing her PhD, Gill covers topics such as tenacity and self-belief. Read her post below: This week marks Autistic Pride Day 2022. June 18th every … More Autistic Pride is…

Coproduction Group to look at health resources and information

For our latest monthly Coproduction Group session, we will look at resources and information on health for autistic adults. They will include: A leaflet for our Health Access Project Information for questions asked of GPs about their knowledge of autism Information on the NHS Choices website about autism Feedback given on all the above will … More Coproduction Group to look at health resources and information

Our in-person support and returning peer support and mentoring services

In recent months, the Leeds Autism AIM service has been running regular appointment-only sessions at the Lovell Park Hub. These are for autistic adults in Leeds aged 18 and over who receive little or no funded support. The services we currently offer at Lovell are: Information and signposting in-person: Passing on information about services and … More Our in-person support and returning peer support and mentoring services

Survey: autistic people’s sensory experience of inpatient wards

The Yorkshire Autism AIM team have put together a survey. It is part of their work on addressing the sensory needs of autistic adults on inpatient wards in Leeds. The survey asks eight questions, which cover issues including: Different sensory issues like light, sound, smell and touch Suggestions to make inpatient wards more accessible Whether … More Survey: autistic people’s sensory experience of inpatient wards