Network News – Strategy News – Q3 2015

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Welcome to the third edition of Autism Network Scotland’s Strategy Newsletter. The Strategy Newsletter is published quarterly and includes updates on the progress of the Scottish Strategy for Autism.

This edition includes stories about:

• A recent event aiming to get people on the autism spectrum, parents, and carers involved in the Scottish Strategy for Autism
• The celebration of Autistic Pride Day in Scotland
• A recent conference for women and girls on the autism spectrum with links to videos from the day
• What the National Autism Co-ordination Project has been working on across Scotland
• The success of the NACP’s second Collaborative event for lead officers working on autism strategies and plans in Scotland
• A new collaborative forming from an event held in Glasgow for service providers and commissioners
• Autism Network Scotland’s new training resource page, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland
• Key messages from the Governance and Working Groups

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Network News – June 2015

June NewslettersWelcome to the June 2015 edition of the Autism Network Scotland newsletter, Network News.

This edition includes details of recent events on the development of the Scottish Strategy for Autism and the Scottish Transitions Forum’s Principles of Good Transitions document. It also features an update on the progress of the interns of Project SEARCH at Strathclyde; details of Autistic Pride Day in Inverness; information on how to take part in current autism-related research projects; autism-friendly film screenings around Scotland and autism-related performances at the upcoming Edinburgh Fringe Festival; and much more besides.

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Network News – Strategy Newsletter – Q2 2015

Welcome to the second edition of Autism Network Scotland’s Strategy Newsletter.  The Strategy Newsletter is published quarterly and includes updates on the progress of the Scottish Strategy for Autism.

This edition includes:

-An update on the National Autism Co-ordination Project and information about their upcoming event
-Information about NHS Education for Scotland’s recent work on the Autism Training Framework and new Training Plan
-Details on an upcoming event to encourage people to become more involved with the Scottish Strategy for Autism
-A story about about the Transitions Roadshows, a series of consultation events held in rural locations across Scotland
-Key messages from the Governance and four Working Groups

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Network News – World Autism Awareness Day – March 2015

Welcome to Autism Network Scotland News. This special edition features information about a range of events and activities in celebration of World Autism Awareness Day across the country which we hope you will find of interest.

Included in this edition are:

-Events listings happening across Scotland throughout April

-Events overviews from a selection of local authorities and autism charities

-Information about employment and transitions in keeping with this year’s World Autism Awareness Day theme “Employment: the autism advantage”

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Network News February 2015

Welcome to Autism Network Scotland News. This edition features information about autism and communication, as well as a range of events and activities across the country which we hope you will find of interest.

Included in this edition are:

– Three stories about different ways local authorities are communicating and engaging with their communities
– A story by James Christie, author of Dear Miss Landau, about travel and communication
– A story about a social group in Aberdeen that employs roleplaying gaming
– Informaton on communication apps, and details about ongoing research efforts
– Book lists, film screenings, and more!

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