Info session for carers covers Mental Capacity Act

Early next month, Carers Leeds are to hold an information session on the Mental Capacity Act. The free event will cover how the Act applies to carers, parents and partners, as well as the person they care for. The session will be delivered by two guest speakers – Dr Alison Stansfield, Consultant Psychiatrist with the … More Info session for carers covers Mental Capacity Act

What’s on at the Hubs this week – 16th-19th January

We continue on into the new year with our Tuesday drop-in session and fortnightly session on Fridays for booked appointments. Here’s what we have in store for both: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 16th January – 3:30pm-7pm First on at Lovell, we have a guest speaker from the DWP. Angie Balmer, who is the┬áLearning Disability … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 16th-19th January

Annual autism awareness event returns to Leeds this spring

#BiggerAndBetterInLeeds, the annual event celebrating autism awareness and acceptance in Leeds, is back for 2018. The event will take place on Tuesday 27th March from 9:30am to 3pm in the banqueting suite of the Leeds Civic Hall. The event is free to attend and, like in previous years, will have an array of stalls from … More Annual autism awareness event returns to Leeds this spring

What’s on at the Hub this week – 9th January

As we settle into the new year, we have a number of our regular groups on next Tuesday. Here’s what to expect at next week’s Lovell Autism Hub session: Lovell Autism Hub – Tuesday 9th January – 3:30pm-7pm Firstly, we have the Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service (LADS) team in from 3:30pm to 6pm. They can … More What’s on at the Hub this week – 9th January

Women’s group to talk about diagnosis

Our monthly Women’s Group will be discussing the topic of diagnosis at their January meeting. The group will go into┬ádiagnosis, the difficulties around the process and the group’s shared experiences. They will also talk about what an autism diagnosis means to autistic women, as well as all of the positives and negatives. The group is … More Women’s group to talk about diagnosis

What’s on at the Hubs this week – 2nd-5th January

We at Leeds Autism AIM would like to wish you all the best for 2018. After a week off for Christmas, our weekly drop-in and fortnightly hub session for booked appointments are back for the new year. We have a few things on for Tuesday, while it’s business as usual on Friday. Here’s what to … More What’s on at the Hubs this week – 2nd-5th January

LGBTQIA* support group returns to Autism Hub next month

Out, Autistic and Proud, our monthly support group run by and for LGBTQIA* autistic adults in the Leeds area will be returning to the Lovell Autism Hub on a trial basis. It will be held on a Tuesday Evening, as that particular day is better for accessing the Hub by public transport and foot. The … More LGBTQIA* support group returns to Autism Hub next month

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