Support and information for autistic people at Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for some autistic people. Changes in routine, regular gatherings with family and friends and sensory overload at every turn are all common features of the festive period. To help you navigate through the Christmas and New Year period, we have created three documents containing information and tips … More Support and information for autistic people at Christmas

Christmas and New Year 2017/18 dates confirmed for Hubs

The opening times for our weekly Tuesday drop-in and fortnightly Friday sessions over the coming Christmas and New Year period have now been confirmed. Here is what you need to know: Our Lovell Autism Hub session on Tuesday 19th December will be open as usual from 3:30pm to 7pm Our last Friday Autism Hub session … More Christmas and New Year 2017/18 dates confirmed for Hubs

What’s on at the Hub this week – 12th December

Christmas is drawing ever closer, but we have a few early presents at our weekly drop-in, courtesy of some of our regular groups. Here’s what we have on for you at next week’s Lovell Autism Hub session: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 12th December – 3:30pm-7pm First on, we have the Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service … More What’s on at the Hub this week – 12th December

What’s on at the Hubs this week – 5th-8th December

The temperatures outside may be plunging, but our hub sessions are still there to provide advocacy, information and signposting as per usual. Here’s what we have happening next week at the Lovell and Friday Autism Hubs: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 5th December – 3:30pm-7pm First on at our weekly drop-in, we have the Tabletop … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 5th-8th December

Aspiedent’s employment sessions for the New Year

Aspiedent will be returning to the Lovell Autism Hub in the new year with three employability sessions. These two-hour sessions are, once again, split into two parts – the first hour for a discussion and the second for one-to-one appointments. Here are the confirmed dates and provisional topics so far: Tuesday 9th January – Session … More Aspiedent’s employment sessions for the New Year

What’s on at the Hub this week – 28th November

The last weekly drop-in session of the month sees a couple of popular groups return, along with all of the usual support. Here’s what you can expect to see at next week’s Lovell Autism Hub: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 28th November – 3:30pm-7pm Firstly, Wil from Specialist Autism Services will be talking about their … More What’s on at the Hub this week – 28th November

Women’s Group to revisit gender differences

Our monthly Women’s Group will be returning to a popular topic for December’s meeting. Next month, they will be talking about gender differences between autistic women and autistic men. The topic will be revisited as the previous meeting where gender differences were discussed saw quite a few people unable to attend. Our group is open … More Women’s Group to revisit gender differences

One-day autism awareness course set for February 2018

A one-day autism awareness training course is being hosted by a Leeds-based, user-led learning disability charity. Connect in the North will be hosting Fresh One, a course delivered for family members of autistic people and autism professionals. The course will be led by Colin and Elliot Newton. Elliot is an inclusion facilitator who works across … More One-day autism awareness course set for February 2018

What’s on at the Hubs this week – 21st-24th November

We have our Tuesday and Friday Hub sessions on next week. The former is, as usual, a drop-in session, whilst Fridays are for booked appointments and are quieter. Here’s what you can expect at both: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 21st November – 3:30pm-7pm For the entire session, we will be able to produce personalised … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 21st-24th November