Scottish Autism

scottish autismScottish Autism support people across Scotland who have autism through various service. There is also support for families and carers of people with autism.

In West Lothian, Scottish Autism provide adult support services which support people with autism to live independently within their communities. Some of the things this support has help people to achieve include:

  • Independent living and maintaining a tenancy
  • Academic qualifications
  • Pass a driving test
  • Attend leisure activities
  • Access employment and voluntary work

For parents of children with autism, there is lots of information available online, including interactive online training courses for parents.

Right Click is an online program offering information and support. There are separate courses for parents of young people, and parents of teens. The online programme builds over four weeks with new content being released each week, and then a fifth week is available to review any of the materials which were of particular interest.  Parents are also assigned their own autism advisor who can be contacted to answer questions or give more specific advice for your family.

There is also a national helpline that parents or carers can call for information or advice. Tel 01259 720 044.

 

Contact

Address: Lothian and Borders Area Services, 17d North High Street, Musselburgh
Post Code: EH21 6JA
Telephone Number: 01259 720044
Email Address: [email protected]
Web Site: www.scottishautism.org

 

Hours

Monday: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Tuesday 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Wednesday 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Thursday 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Friday 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Eligibility and Referral 

People with autism, or their families and carers. Self referrals are accepted.

Service Categories

Provider's Name: Scottish Autism

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Image result for Scottish Autism Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of people with autism.  It exists to help those diagnosed with autism to lead full and enriched lives and become valuable members of the community they live in. Scottish Autism also seek to share our knowledge and expertise with parents, carers and other professionals in order to support the development of skills and strategies needed to provide the best care and support for people with autism.

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