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To find out about parent groups that run throughout the year, click here.

To view the Autism drop-in sessions, click here.




  • World Children's Day 20th November
    Children have their rights denied every single day. We want to build a world where every child is in school and learning, safe from harm and able to fulfill their potential, and we know you do too. It's time to put children back on the agenda. Check out the Unicef website here.
  • Blueberry Disco - 16th November
  • Pop Able - York's no.1 Disability Night at Popworld


    This group is for autistic adults (18+) who would like to meet other autistic people with similar experiences. 

    This group is starting up again and there will be members of the Autism Inclusive Communities Group present during the initial phase to support the setting up of the group. 


    De Grey Building, Room 016 at St John’s University


    Friday 29th November 2019


    7.00 pm to 9.00 pm

    Most suited for

    • Adults (18+) who have already been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
    • Adults who are currently going through a diagnostic assessment for autism.

    Session content

    • Meet other autistic people
    • Socialise with like-minded people
    • Discuss experiences with a peer group
    • Develop the direction of the meet up group together



    700 – 7.15


    7.15 – 7.30

    Welcome and introductions (if you want to)

    7.30 – 7.45

    Future interests activity

    7.45 – 8.45

    Board games, cards, discussion

    8.45 – 9.00

    How was it for you? Feedback forms – feedback into future sessions

    Session cost



    For the first session please contact Katie Brown at so we can have an idea of who many will attend.

    Extra Information

    Find the facebook group -  YAM - York Autistic’s MeetUp



The next Integrated Services Conference will provide you with information on the wide range of education services that York has to offer. At this conference we will be joined by speakers from Door84, Local Area Coordinators, The Island, Vale of York, The Early Years Team, and Accessible Arts. Book your place, head over to or email


  • Jane Tomlinson's 10k Run for All in aid of The Island - Sunday 4th August

The Island are going to be a part of this years York 10K where the runners will embark on a mammoth challenge to raise funds for local, regional and national charities.

  • The Adolescent Festival - York - Saturday 10th August

Adolescent is York's biggest and best music festival. It has acts, stalls, bars, food and attractions for the whole family. There will be a family friendly funfair along with all of the traditional festival stalls.





  • Green Ribbon Tie Mental Health Partners Together - Mental Health Awareness Week

    We invite the people of York to wear a green awareness ribbon; lets talk about mental health and stand united against stigma. These ribbons will be handed out at the three evnts being held across York over Mental Health Awareness Week. For more information about these events, click on the link above.

  • Talk Suicide Campaign

    A life is lost through suicide every two hours in the UK but suicidal thoughts and feelings affect thousands of us every single day.

    The #TalkSuicide campaign has been created by the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership to get rid of the stigma around talking about suicide by raising awareness of free suicide prevention training available from the Zero Suicide Alliance.

    Anyone can suffer from suicidal thoughts but every one of us can make a difference.






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