News & Events

Teen Girl Health Awareness Programme!

We are running a new Health Awareness Programme for Teen Girls!

Supporter Cris Kallus triumphs at last weekend's Scottish Half Marathon!

Cris took part in the Scottish Half Marathon last weekend, raising over £500 for Autism Initiatives!

Autism Initiatives NI & The Autumn Cycling Programmes!

We Are Launching Brand New Balanceability Learn to Cycle Programmes! Also this Autumn A 'Cycle with Confidence' session!

Final Gallery on the Corner trainee exhibition set to leave a lasting impression!

‘Impressions’ is the latest exhibition to grace Edinburgh’s art district and features a collection of prints designed by the Gallery’s Creative Trainees, Lee Mylne, Otis Berry, Carole Simonsen, Freya Levy and Calvin McCluskie.

Daredevil supporter David Wilkinson completes epic skydive to raise funds for AI!

Earlier this week, supporter David Wilkinson with his brother in law and another friend successfully completed their incredible challenge, raising over £1,000 for AI!

Aberdeen University students raise an astonishing £2,000 for AI!

Over the last year, the students of Aberdeen University have done an incredible amount of fundraising for AI, raising £2,000!

Bank of Scotland Community Fund - Please Vote For Us!

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the Bank of Scotland Community Fund with the chance of winning £3,000!

Aberdeen Asda Store raises an incredible £1700 for our services in North East Scotland!

Throughout the past 18-24 months, the Aberdeen Asda store has fundraised for Autism Initiative’s services in the local area, raising a fantastic total of £1700.

Calling all Vodafone employees….please choose us as the beneficiary of your ‘Big Bold Challenge’!

Do you, or does anyone you know, work for Vodafone? Well, we've just been told about the Vodafone Big Bold Challenge that is taking place on September 25th for all Vodafone employees to get them more involved in charity fundraising.

Local artist inspires public at the Gallery on the Corner’s latest exhibition!

On Tuesday 5th August, local autistic artist Andrew Gilchrist stunned audiences and keen art collectors in Edinburgh with his latest exhibition at the Gallery on the Corner.

Peterhouse School 40th birthday celebration!

Peterhouse School will be celebrating it's 40th birthday with a celebration on Friday 12th September at Masonic Hall, Duke Street, Southport!

Peterhouse School hits the headlines after receiving its third consecutive ‘Outstanding’ grading from Ofsted!

After a recent visit in July from Ofsted, Peterhouse School was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ grading!

Supporter Dave Sims conquers the incredible l’Etape Du Tour to raise funds for AI!

On Sunday 20th July, supporter Dave Sims completed the l’Etape du Tour on his Raleigh Chopper to raise funds for AI.

West Lothian staff take on challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for a sensory room for their service users!

On Saturday 19th July, 11 members of staff at Autism Initiatives’ West Lothian Service tested themselves to the limit by climbing Ben Nevis to raise money for a much needed sensory room for service users.

#100Cares Challenge, please vote!

We are part of the Justgiving #100cares challenge where we have the chance of winning £1,000!

Service user Viv organises electrifying band night fundraiser!

On Friday 11th July, service user Viv, put on one of Autism Initiatives’ most successful band night fundraisers!

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!

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

Sandwich Retailer of the year

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