Following the success of ‘Helen’s artsy sessions’, a further six-week course titled ‘Getting to know me’ is being run by the West Cheshire Autism Hub to help people get creative. All sessions will take place online over Zoom and you can create art using any medium you currently have at home. It could be pencils … Read More
Cooking sessions will be taking place at the West Cheshire Autism Hub, providing an opportunity for people to try out a number of different recipes and come up with some fantastic creations. Starting from 10.30am to 12.30pm on Thursday 24 June with ‘The Italian Job’, the cooking sessions will be run at the same time … Read More
The brand-new West Cheshire Autism Hub is delivering a Brain in Hand service, using digital technology to help autistic adults self regulate, reduce anxiety, increase independence, remember events and feel supported.
The brand-new West Cheshire Autism Hub is on the lookout for enthusiastic volunteers to support the project, which is a welcoming space for autistic adults and their families to visit and access a range of different services.
The West Cheshire Autism Hub is delighted to be running two of ‘Helen’s artsy sessions’ on Zoom in May. Putting aside time for creative expression has great benefits for mental health and wellbeing, making art can be both relaxing and reduce stress, and making art with others can bring connection and reduce feelings of isolation. … Read More
The West Cheshire Autism Hub has teamed up with Inclusive Community Development (ICD) so autistic adults can take part in virtual reality (VR) gaming sessions, have plenty of fun and gain endless benefits. VR is a technology that allows you to experience games and activities as if you were really there. You wear a headset … Read More
Karen McGuinness, Strategy Manager at the West Cheshire Autism Hub, has written a personal blog for the WeCanAccess website. Read the full blog Karen is a parent of three amazing children, two of whom are autistic, and talks about autistic burnout in her blog, including what people can do to prevent it.
The West Cheshire Autism Hub is holding a webinar with Gill Loomes-Quinn about advocacy for, with and by autistic people. Gill has a background in community advocacy and worked for several years as an autism-specific advocate in west Yorkshire. She has also taught and published on the development of good practice for autism advocacy – … Read More
The West Cheshire Autism Hub has received two grants from NHS England to deliver valuable services for autistic adults and their families. The Autism Hub, which will be based at The Bluecoat in Chester once it’s safe to officially open, is a welcoming space for everyone. It is run by and for autistic adults and … Read More