News & Events

North West Flatcappers’ Longest Day Golf Fundraising Challenge Success!

Last month, supporters Iain Brown, Scott Birchall, Andy Wright and David Hilditch (otherwise known as the North West Flatcappers) completed the Flyde Coast Longest Day Golf Challenge, raising an incredible £2,500 so far for the Hermitage!

Teen Girl Group!

We Are Running A New Team Girl Programme Following It's Popularity Earlier In The Year!

Supporter Dan Aston smashes PB in London 10k to raise funds for AI!

Earlier this month, one of our fantastic supporters Dan Aston, ran the London 10k to raise money for AI.

Supporter Fiona Cliffe celebrates her 40th birthday in style by raising funds for AI!

Last month, supporter Fiona Cliffe celebrated her 40th birthday by holding a celebration at her local pub to raise funds for ‘The Haven’ service.

New Outreach Service Launched in Aberdeen!

Autism Initiatives launched its new local outreach service for adults with autism in Aberdeen on Thursday 10th July!

Linlithgow Loch welcomes service user sponsored walk!

Earlier this month, service users at our Almond House service in West Lothian undertook a sponsored walk around Linlithgow loch.

West Lothian Staff nominated for Mountain Warehouse Charity Challenge, please vote!

Later this month our West Lothian Staff are climbing up Ben Nevis to raise funds for a sensory room for their service. They have been nominated for the Mountain Warehouse Charity Challenge with the chance of winning between £5,000 and £10,000!

Coffee and Cupcake Afternoon Fundraiser!

Last month, service users Kieron and Viv, put their baking skills to the test by organising a Cupcake and Coffee Afternoon event!

One Stop Shop Summer Schemes! Derry & Omagh!

The One Stop Shop are delighted to have won the tender to provide schemes in Derry & Omagh this summer!

Staff member, Rik Carranza, braves Tough Mudder for a second year running!

Staff member Rik Carranza is a glutton for punishment, taking part in Tough Mudder 2014 yet again this year, after 2013’s success!

Susan Smyth And Friends Run The Belfast Marathon! Raised £600!

Huge Thanks To Susan Smyth And Her Friends Who Ran The Belfast Marathon To Support Autism Initiatives!

Grontmij Group Edinburgh raise an incredible £3,300 for Autism Initiatives!

Staff at Grontmij Group Edinburgh have so far raised £3,300 for Autism Initiatives’ Number 6 One Stop Shop in Edinburgh.

No 6 service user, Jen, goes to new lengths to fundraise for Autism Initiatives!

On Wednesday 18th June, one of our No 6 service users, Jen Bruce, was sponsored to cut off 11 inches of her long hair!

Our very own Gregor Hardie was specially chosen to take part in the Queens Baton Relay on Saturday 14th June!

On Saturday 14th June, our very own Gregor Hardie had the honour of being a baton-bearer for the Queens Baton Relay, which is currently taking place in the build up to the start of the Commonwealth Games on 23rd July.

Gallery on the Corner triumphs again with another set of successful public workshops!

Earlier this month, the Gallery on the Corner held its second set of successful workshops for the public!

Dare devil supporters, Craig and Ian, take on the Forth Rail Bridge Abseil!

On Sunday 8th June, supporters Craig and Ian abseiled off the Forth Rail Bridge to raise money for Autism Initiatives!

Cait McDermott wins Supporting Learners in Practice in Health and Social Care award

Our own Cait McDermott wins Supporting Learners in Practice in Health and Social Care award

Gallery on the Corner draws in new audiences with latest exhibition!

On Tuesday 3nd June, the Gallery on the Corner attracted a range of people for their latest exhibition!

AI staff and volunteers shortlisted for Autism Champion Awards!

Our very own Rik Carranza and Viv Schackermann were shortlisted for Autism Network Scotland's Autism Champion Award!

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Extravaganza!

Many local supporters, staff and service users took part in the Edinburgh marathon, half marathon and relay last Sunday!

Number 3, Perth One Stop Shop turns one!

On Tuesday 20th May, Autism Initiatives’ Number 3 Perth One Stop Shop celebrated its 1 year anniversary!

Mosaic produced by Gallery on the Corner trainee, Freya Levy, heads to Vatican!

One of our Gallery on the Corner trainees, Freya Levy, has latest mosaic artwork snapped up by Monsignor Michael Regan of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Edinburgh, who is gifting the artwork to Monsignor Charles Burns of Paisley Diocese, the Ecclesiastical advisor to the British Embassy to the Holy See and a former archivist in the Vatican Secret Archives.

Sandwich Retailer of the year

You want a sandwich? You can't beat A Great Little Place!

A Great Little Place get through to the final of the Sandwich designer awards

A Great Little Place make the final of the British Sandwich Designer of the Year Awards

Best Sandwich in town

A Great Little Place make the finals for the British Sandwich Designer awards

Autism Initiatives NI & The Big Lunch!

Big Lunch on the beach planned by Autism Initiatives NI and Alive Surf School