“Our results provide some of the first evidence that the well-known phenomenon – that females are on average more empathic than males – is present in wide range of countries across the globe.” Dr David M. Greenberg
How Did #Covid Lockdown Affect Young People With Autism ?
“Families stressed that children and adolescents with ASD [Autistic Spectrum Disorder]adapted to the situation much better than they expected. “
Improving Understanding of Autism
The funding which comes from Inspiring Scotland and the Scottish Government is to support initiatives in workplaces and the community.
Improving the Accessibility of Ferry Travel to Orkney and Shetland
“The improvements made through previous awards have been a great success, so it’s very encouraging that more organisations have seen the potential to make positive changes and brought forward some excellent proposals.”
Autism and Learning Disability in the Mental Health (Scotland) Act – Important Survey
An independent review is taking place on how the Mental Health (Scotland)Act 2015 affects people with a learning disability or who have autism.
Autism Tool Box to be Developed
Support is being improved for people with autism as the Scottish Government and partner agencies develop a tool box that pulls local information together
Pets Promote Health
Keeping a pet can contribute to health & wellbeing