Midlothian Council's autism strategy 'Two Trumpets' was developed from the personal experience of local people, parents and practitioners who spoke about what makes a difference. We want to keep conversations going about what's available to people living in Midlothian, or happening in Midlothian - so this website will feature current initiatives. If you'd like to... Continue Reading →
Author of Truestory, Catherine Simpson and her daughter Nina spoke on the Kaye Adams show Monday 27th November. The episode is available here about 2hrs 18 mins into the show. Catherine lived in Penicuik at the time of publishing her first novel 'Truestory' , inspired by her daughter Nina who has autism. She described her... Continue Reading →
This calendar might help us share events across Midlothian. Midlothian Autism Calendar of Events You can upload your own event easily so that others can see it by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for the link.
A young artist from Midlothian with autism has set up her own product range. Her incredible illustrations can be put onto anything you want - coffee holders, T shirts and stationery. Browse and buy here https://www.redbubble.com/people/Shrimply/shop
October 2017 A pilot for a new project has been successful for students of Dalkeith High School who have autism to inform the design of their own youth club. A small group of students will work alongside Barnardos staff with experience of running clubs in Edinburgh and Artlink who will provide specialist activity of choice... Continue Reading →
Here's a link to the survey for the Scottish Strategy for Autism https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/9d506ce6/consult_view/