Category Archives: Autism

Celebrating Leeds Disabled Access day 2017

Have you heard of Disabled Access Day?  No? Well, it’s a day for disabled people to celebrate good access and take up opportunities to try something new. About highlighting the fantastic access that already exists in places, such as touch … Continue reading

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Lovell Park Hub: providing the perfect medicine in Mental Health Awareness week

This year Mental Health Awareness Week, 16-22 May, focuses on quality relationships or partnerships which are fundamental to our health and wellbeing. As individuals and communities we cannot flourish without them. In fact, they are as vital as other lifestyle factors, … Continue reading

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Leeds Autism AIM goes from strength to strength

In preparation for World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April, we spoke to Luke Aylward from Leeds Autism AIM Project about their support for autistic adults in Leeds. Leeds Autism AIM is a service for autistic adults in Leeds with … Continue reading

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Leeds puts best foot forward for Learning Disability Week

Learning Disability Week is a week of national campaigning and raising awareness. Once again in Leeds a group of dedicated walkers will put their best foot forward to march on and raise money to improve the lives of people living … Continue reading

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Leeds lights up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

On 2nd April 2015 we will see the world light up blue for World Autism Awareness Day and Leeds will be showing its support again. The Civic Hall, Leeds First Direct Arena, Bridgewater Place and CitiPark (Merrion Centre Car Park) … Continue reading

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Better Lives Lived

                    Better Lives Lived is Leeds City Council’s Adult Social Care local account document which gives examples through real-life stories and feedback from communities and service providers of how people maintain their independence … Continue reading

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Volunteering – it’s ‘win-win’ for everyone!

This week to mark national Volunteer Week, we have invited Voluntary Action Leeds, one of our third sector partners to write a guest blog about Employer Supported Volunteering which is helping both businesses and volunteers in Leeds to exchange skills … Continue reading

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