What’s on at the Hubs next week – 19th-22nd March

Our latest drop-in session welcomes a guest speaker. Here is what we have on at the Lovell Autism Hub next week: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 19th March – 3:30-7pm Ian from Chapeltown Citizens Advice is in from 3:45-7pm for one-to-one appointments to provide support around a number of areas, principally benefits and money issues. … More What’s on at the Hubs next week – 19th-22nd March

You Me and Autism Too: An exhibition by Colin Potsig

Colin Potsig has produced a compelling collection of portraits of other autistic people, where the directness and intensity of the gaze is the central theme. This is an ambitious new series of portraits of autistic people who have carved out successful professional careers. Some, working in the creative industries, are well known actors, musicians and … More You Me and Autism Too: An exhibition by Colin Potsig

What’s on at the Hubs next week – 5th-8th March

Our first Hub sessions of spring are on the horizon. At our Tuesday drop-in, we launch a brand new group, whilst our Friday session remains for booked appointments. Here is what we have on: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 5th March – 3:30-7pm Firstly, Chapeltown Citizens Advice are in from 3:45-7pm. They can offer one-to-one … More What’s on at the Hubs next week – 5th-8th March

What’s on at the Hubs next week – 26th February-1st March

The last Hub session of February hosts the first Reference Group meeting of the year. See what else we have going on at both Hubs next week by reading on: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 26th February – 3:30-7pm First, the Chapeltown Citizens Advice Bureau are in from 3:45-7pm. They are in to offer one-to-one … More What’s on at the Hubs next week – 26th February-1st March

AnAuternative Research Project survey

AnAuternative are a group of seven mainly autistic people who have received funding from Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) to conduct a two-year research project. They are currently circulating a questionnaire seeking autistic adults’ views and experiences. The project aims to answer the following two questions: How do autistic people use strategies, … More AnAuternative Research Project survey

What’s on at the Hubs next week – 19th-22nd February

One of our regular peer-led groups is on again, as is all of the usual advocacy, information and signposting at both of our weekly Hub sessions. Here is what we have on next week: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 19th February – 3:30-7pm First, Ian from Chapeltown Citizens Advice is in to provide one-to-one support … More What’s on at the Hubs next week – 19th-22nd February

Café Autistique: Socialising, barriers and what we find comfortable

On Tuesday 27th November, we held our Café Autistique discussion group on an often talked-about topic in the autistic community: socialising. It’s something that quite a few autistic people find hard, whether with their fellow autistics or when talking to non-autistic people. Luke Aylward, our Information Officer, writes about what the group discussed. In this … More Café Autistique: Socialising, barriers and what we find comfortable