Virtual Events 2020


Virtual Events in Leeds

Leeds Autism Services :- Welcome to Wellness Channel – Wellbeing Resources released every Wednesday and Friday

COVID-19 Resources:- Information, advice, and useful resources including Easy Read Guides

Currently running #autismpositivity social media campaign to promote understanding, acceptance and positive thinking about autism

Leeds Autism AIM: – Online Group Events in October 

Free Employment workshops run by 4Neurodiversity:(Under News, COVID 19 Info)

Understanding My in Relation to Work:- Thursday 22nd October, 5:30pm-8pm

Completing an Access to Work Request:- Thursday 12th November, 5:30pm-8pm

You and Your Employer’s Legal Rights and Responsibilities:- Thursday 10th December, 5:30-8pm

Leeds Autism Aim Steering Group – Applications close Wednesday 4th November.

Video explaining updated COVID-19 Toolkit.

Coproduction Group:- Thursday 29th October 5:30pm-7pm:- For more details email

Leeds ABC

Specialist Autism Services 

S4ND 1st October – Free workshop from 4Neurodiversity on Access to Work and reasonable adjustments

Brick 42

Carers Leeds: – Monthly Carers Zoom Group

Laughter Workshop Saturday 10th October

Connect in the North: – Be Safe Training 7 weeks training course Starts Tuesday 13th Oct 1pm -2:30pm

Through the MazeFeel Good Factor October events throughout October

People Matters: – Nourishing People – Learning and Employment

People in Action: – Connections in Action Timetable of events 28th September to 6th November

Leep1:- Hate Crime Zoom Meeting with West Yorkshire Police Thursday 15th October 2pm

Exploring Relationships and Sexual Health training with Change Monday 5th October – Monday 26th October 11am-12pm

LGBTQ+ and Learning Disabilities: Our Story, Our Rights training with Change Monday 5th October – Friday 16th October 2pm-3pm

Scope Activities :- Introduction to PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) Zoom Workshop Thursday 15th October 12:30pm

ADHD training  Tuesday 10th November 12:30pm

Sendias:- Witherslack Online Autism Workshop Self-paced Webinar series began 21st September

Care, Share, Chat Support Group began 1st October

Lighthouse School Leeds:–  Resources on keeping children safe online.

Aspident: – Resources on Employing people on the Autism spectrum.

Orkid Ideas:– Help autistic children manage changes to routines with TomTag visual supports

Autism and anxiety in lockdown – sweating it out!

Home visual schedules for children with autism -TomTag tips

Pyramid of Arts:– Virtual Gallery,

The Art Sharing Circle 11am – 12pm, Mondays on Zoom

The Reading and Film Circle – 11am – 12pm, Tuesdays on Zoom

The Curation Circle – 2pm – 4pm, Wednesdays on Zoom

Aspire Creative Tuesdays 1pm

Eden Thursday 10am

High Rise music Friday 11am

Legends Wednesday 10am

Next Step Pyramid Thursday 6:30pm

YoYos Tuesday 4pm

Live Well Leeds:- Support Groups– Women’s group 7th October 10am-12pm recurring event until 22nd October

LGBT+ Group 7th October 1pm-2pm recurring event until 22nd October

Sew What Group 7th October 2:30pm-3:30pm (as above)

BAME Mens Group 7th October 3:30pm – 4:30pm (as above)

Depression, Anxiety and You Group 7th October 3:30pm (as above)

Textiles Group 8th October 10:30am – 12pm (as above)

The Art Room 8th October 11am – 11:30am (as above)

Befriending Springboard 8th October 2pm – 5pm (as above)

The Space2 Sing 8th October 3:30pm – 5pm (as above)

Gardening My World 9th October 10am – 10:30am (as above)

Leeds United Foundation: BBC Children in Need Kick-Off ‘Together, We Can’ Campaign

Kick It Out launches Take A Stand Initiative 

Zig Zag Leeds Autism Support Group: Online Parent/Carer Support Group Wednesday 14th October 12pm

Online Parent/Carer Support Group Wednesday 28th October 12pm

Forum Central: Get Online Week 2020 Thursday 22nd October:-

It’s #GetOnlineWeek! Please watch & share this brilliant video from ALaDDIN (Autism and Learning Disability Digital Inclusion Network) showcasing the opportunities for people to interact online in all sorts of creative ways:
20 third sector organisations including Leeds Autism Services, Aspire CBS, People in Action, Carers Leeds, Through the Maze/Connect in the North,  Leep 1, Pyramid of Arts and Leeds Mencap have joined together in Leeds to improve digital inclusion and participation for autistic people and people with learning disabilities!

NHS Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service(LADS)

NHS Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The Jigsaw Tree



William Merritt Centre Disabled Living Centre