AIM’s Seasonal Social: Tuesday 21st December on Zoom from 6pm

In our last online group session of the year, Leeds Autism AIM will be running a Seasonal Social group on Zoom this December. It will run in place of our usual Peer Support group and, as always, it is free to attend. The group will be led by autistic members of the AIM staff team. … More AIM’s Seasonal Social: Tuesday 21st December on Zoom from 6pm

Final Autism Reference Group meeting of 2021 later this November

The last Autism Reference Group meeting of the year is taking place at the end of this month. The Group is a forum for autistic adults to have their say on local services, feeding into the Leeds Adult Autism Partnership Board. At the end of the meeting, attendees can raise up to three issues to … More Final Autism Reference Group meeting of 2021 later this November

Panellists confirmed for Autistic Question Time

The panel for our upcoming Autistic Question Time event later this month has been confirmed. All four are autistic members of our Leeds Autism AIM team or work elsewhere in The Advonet Group. They are: Eli Smith – Project Worker with CHANGE and Yorkshire MESMAC’s Out Spoken LGBTQI+ Inclusion Project Emily Elsworth – Peer Support … More Panellists confirmed for Autistic Question Time

November’s Coproduction Group to look at new health resources

Leeds Autism AIM’s next monthly Coproduction Group will be looking at some new resources developed as part of our Autism Health Access Project. These resources will be used to help autistic patients at The Light Surgery and Leeds Student Medical Practice communicate their healthcare needs to their GPs. The resources they will share with the … More November’s Coproduction Group to look at new health resources

Autistic Question Time: Panel discussion part of Leeds For All

As part of Leeds For All, which marks Disability History Month and International Day of Disabled People, we’re hosting an online panel discussion. Autistic Question Time will see a panel of four autistic staff members working for The Advonet Group answer questions about what it means to be autistic. It will be held online via … More Autistic Question Time: Panel discussion part of Leeds For All

Coproduction Group to look at Autism Care Pathway

This month, Leeds Autism AIM’s autistic-led Coproduction Group will be looking at a draft Autism Care Pathway from the Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service (LADS) team. The Pathway describes the different stages of the LADS team’s diagnostic process. They would like feedback from autistic adults on how to make it clear and accessible. In the Coproduction … More Coproduction Group to look at Autism Care Pathway

Reference Group to discuss National Autism Strategy

Next month, the latest quarterly Autism Reference Group meeting for Leeds will take place. It is a forum for autistic adults to have their say on local services and support, feeding into the Leeds Adult Autism Partnership Board. This meeting will be looking at the Government’s new National Autism Strategy, published earlier this summer. It … More Reference Group to discuss National Autism Strategy

Coproduction Group to feed back on new-look AIM website

Our next monthly Coproduction Group will be looking at a new, improved website for Leeds Autism AIM. The proposed redesign will be done shortly after The Advonet Group’s website. There is a separate feedback group that will look at a draft design for that site next month. We will show you a draft design of … More Coproduction Group to feed back on new-look AIM website