Leeds Autism AIM2022-05-16T08:47:31+01:00
A free advocacy, information, mentoring and peer support service co-led by and run for autistic adults in Leeds.

About the Service

Leeds Autism AIM is a free service co-led by and run for autistic adults (aged 18 and over) in the Leeds City Council area. It has been going since late 2014 and provides low-level support including advocacy, information and signposting. The majority of staff working with our AIM service are autistic adults themselves.

See more about what Leeds Autism AIM do in this video:

Contact

Unit A4, Unity Business Centre,

26 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS7 1AB

Key Contact

Owen Walker, Leeds Autism AIM Manager
[email protected]

Latest Leeds Autism AIM News

What Does the Service Do

Our free AIM service offers the following:

  • Autism Hubs – regular weekly sessions where we can meet you in person to offer advocacy, information and signposting. At the moment, these are appointment-only
  • Information and signposting – by email, phone, text chat or in person
  • Post-diagnostic support – a service for newly-diagnosed autistic adults who need help to understand their diagnosis. We can offer up to four meetings with an autistic member of staff if you need it
  • Online Groups – regular autistic-led groups held on Zoom and/or Discord, including peer support, Women-Aligned and gaming
  • Autism Health Access Project: A new project working with autistic patients registered or living near The Light Surgery or Leeds Student Medical Practice to help them access health services

For more information on all of the AIM team’s services, please visit their website.

Who is the Service For?

Leeds Autism AIM supports:

  • Autistic adults (aged 18 and over) living in the Leeds area
  • Parents, carers and partners of autistic adults (aged 18 and over) in Leeds
  • Professionals working with autistic adults in Leeds

Further Information

The National Lottery Community Fund
Leeds NHS Clinical Commissioning Group
Live Well Leeds

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