Autism show provides much-needed support and awareness

24 June 2019

A West Leeds voluntary group that supports the families of autistic children and young people is helping to put on an event promoting autism awareness, understanding and acceptance.

Leeds ABC is helping to put on the ‘Bigger And Better In Leeds‘ free Autism Show at Leeds Civic Hall, on Tuesday 25th June from 9.30am-3pm.

The event is open to all. There will be more than 30 information stalls run by autism-specific services for children and adults, as well as workshops run by autistic adults and Irwin Mitchell solicitors.

A centrepiece of Lego bricks representing those in Leeds who have a diagnosis of autism or have sought one, will be on show.

It will be accompanied by a large-scale artwork depicting different aspects of life as an autistic person.

The event has been organised by Leeds Autism Services in conjunction with Leeds ABC Group, Leeds Autism Aim (part of Advonet), Specialist Autism Services, Brick 42 and 4Neurodiversity.

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