Free workshop from 4Neurodiversity on Access to Work and reasonable adjustments

At the start of next month, 4Neurodiversity will be running a free workshop for autistic adults in the Leeds area. The workshop will focus on two areas – Access to Work funding and asking for reasonable adjustments in the workplace. The workshop will be led by Angie Balmer from 4Neurodiversity and will be hosted online … More Free workshop from 4Neurodiversity on Access to Work and reasonable adjustments

Autism Reference Group to meet online in early September

The next Autism Reference Group meeting will be held online again. The group is a forum for autistic adults in Leeds to feed into the Leeds Adult Autism Partnership Board. Its aim is to provide autistic adults with an opportunity to share their views on what services in the Leeds area should do for them. … More Autism Reference Group to meet online in early September

LGBTQ+ and Neurodivergent? Share your stories for Virtual Pride event

As part of a week of online Pride events organised by Leeds-based charities, Leeds Autism AIM are putting together a video compilation. It aims to share stories of LGBTQ+ people in the Leeds area who are also neurodivergent. Neurodivergent conditions include: Autism (including diagnoses of Asperger’s Syndrome) Dyslexia Dyspraxia Dyscalculia ADHD Tourette’s Syndrome The video … More LGBTQ+ and Neurodivergent? Share your stories for Virtual Pride event

Autism and face coverings on public transport: New alert card

Starting this week, the Government brought out a new rule, stating that everyone using public transport must wear a face covering. However, some people are exempt from this rule, including disabled people. Autistic people are in that group, as are people with learning disabilities. Some organisations including First Group, who run most bus services in … More Autism and face coverings on public transport: New alert card