West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership, supported by the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network, is hosting an #AutismAllies virtual workshop.

  • Date: Thursday 25 March
  • Time: 9.30am-1pm
  • Location: Online event

It is widely acknowledged that at least 1% of our population are autistic and that this population face inequalities on a daily basis. As such, it is essential that we adopt an autism friendly approach to all that we do and recognise that we have a responsibility to promote and share best practice around reasonable adjustment.

The workshop is intended for all colleagues working or volunteering in communities across West Yorkshire and Harrogate and will:

  • Highlight best practice around reasonable adjustment
  • Explore the opportunities to improve our current approach and how simple steps and small changes can make a significant difference to our populations wellbeing
  • Explore the impact that improving access to support can have on people with autism and their families/carers
  • Hear about some of the key challenges that are faced by people with autism and how that can lead to health inequalities

The workshop will be chaired by Sean Rayner, Director of Provider Development and South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust and Senior Responsible Office for the #Autism Allies regional programme.