News & Events

Supporter Marie-Therese battles through gruelling 26.2 miles in London, raising over £3,000 for AI!

Supporter Marie-Therese Fitzpatrick ran the London Marathon last month, raising over £3,000 for AI services in Northern Ireland.

Service user Kieron organises 80s themed extravaganza to fundraise for AI!

Last month, service user Kieron organised a 80s themed extravaganza, raising over £200 for AI.

Staff member goes to the new lengths to raise funds for Highland One Stop Shop!

Highland One Stop Shop staff member, Jeni Miller, did a sponsored hair cut last month for World Autism Awareness day, raising nearly £300 for the service.

Hermitage Garden receives £1,000 grant from Royal Horticultural Society!

Hermitage Garden receives £1,000 from Royal Horticultural Society to build high raised beds for service users with mobility problems to enable them to grow vegetables, culinary and medicinal herbs, and more recently, cut flowers for sale to a local florist.

Marie Therese Runs The London Marathon!

Marie Therese Is Running The London Marathon This Weekend To Help Support Our Health & Activities Programmes In Northern Ireland!

Santander donates £3,600 grant to The Haven!

Autism Initiatives has received £3,600 through Santander's Mold Branch to fund equipment for young people with autism who attend The Haven School in Mold, North Wales.

Almond House receives generous donation from Livingston Round Table!

Members of the Livingston Round Table kindly donate £130 to Almond House for sensory room equipment.

Pupils of Peterhouse School receive brand new Lord’s Taverners minibus on World Autism Awareness Day!

Earlier this month, on World Autism Awareness Day, representatives from the Lord’s Taverners presented the pupils of Peterhouse School with a brand new minibus.

Successful Hugh Baird student, Sam Kettyle, celebrates apprenticeship with AI during National Apprenticeship Week last month!

One of Hugh Baird’s most successful apprentices, Sam Kettyle, who undertook an apprenticeship with AI, celebrates his achievements at an event held by Hugh Baird to mark National Apprenticeship Week last month!

Lothian Buses Employees’ Charity Fund Supports No.6 One Stop Shop!

Autism Initiatives are delighted to have received a donation of £600 from the Lothian Buses Employees’ Charity Fund to support the vital work of its No.6 One Stop Shop, which provides support to young people and adults with high functioning autism and Aspergers in Edinburgh.

Autism Initiatives receives £6,000 to deliver its Late Diagnosis Group Programme to remote areas in Scotland!

The Scottish Government has awarded Autism Initiatives £6,000 to deliver the LDG programme to people who are in hard-to-reach areas due to geographic isolation.

Science Fiction: Double Feature Show!

One of our service users will be holding a comedy night for World Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) from 7.30-10.30pm at the Banshee Labyrinth Chamber Room, Edinburgh!

Autism: Life in Colour Exhibition 2015!

Following on from our previous successful Autism: Life in Colour exhibition, we will be holding another one at the Gallery on the Corner, previewing on Thursday 2nd April 2015, 6-8pm.

80s Autism Bash!

On Friday 10th April, one of our service users is holding an 80s themed fundraising event in celebration of World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April.

Johnson Group Cleaners Charity Helps Adults with Autism to Blossom

Autism Initiatives is delighted to have received £400 from the Johnson Group Cleaners Charity to support a project that helps adults with autism and additional learning difficulties develop skills and increase their self-esteem and confidence.

Parent, Linda Archibald, raises incredible £1,050 for our Hermitage Garden service!

On Saturday 7th February, parent, Linda Archibald, held a very successful band night at her local bowling club, raising a staggering £1,050 for our Hermitage Garden service!