Developing and maintaining friendships can help to reduce the feelings of loneliness, isolation, and stress, while increasing our sense of self-worth, by providing a sense of acceptance and belonging, and emotional support.

Many autistic people find it difficult to maintain and develop friendships, but thankfully there are places to meet like-minded people, safely.

We've created a guide to forging friendships that you can download to find out more. 

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Leeds Autism Services actively encourage our members to develop friendships, both with their peers, and in other settings. We support people to access a number of group and social activities. Click the button below to find out more. 

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