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

Coproduction Group to revisit Health Access Project resources

Next Thursday, our monthly Coproduction Group will look at new resources made for our Health Access Project. They are: A pain scale – communicating how much or how little pain you are in A spoons scale – showing how much mental energy you have, using spoon theory A fatigue scale – showing how fatigued you … More Coproduction Group to revisit Health Access Project resources

Leeds Hidden Talents: Autism employment event goes online this month

After a couple of years away, the Leeds Hidden Talents Employment Fair is back. It will be online this year, running a series of seminars over the last two weeks of March. They aim to showcase what employment support is out there for autistic adults in the Leeds area. The seminars are delivered by services … More Leeds Hidden Talents: Autism employment event goes online this month

What is your ‘Autistic Utopia’? Online discussion this March

To mark Autism Acceptance Week and the start of Autism Acceptance Month, Leeds Autism AIM and Yorkshire Autism AIM are running an online discussion. It asks what your idea of an autistic-friendly utopia would be. The discussion will look at different settings and areas of life, including: Workplaces Housing Transport Education Public spaces Healthcare Online … More What is your ‘Autistic Utopia’? Online discussion this March

First Autism Reference Group meeting of 2022 next week

The first of this year’s Autism Reference Group meetings will be held online next week. It feeds into the Leeds Adult Autism Partnership Board and gives autistic adults in Leeds a chance to have their say on what local services should do for them. Following the retirement of former Autism Commissioning Lead Helen Gee, this … More First Autism Reference Group meeting of 2022 next week