News & Events

Supporter Martin Rhall merrily completes the Liverpool Santa Dash, raising over £500 for AI!

Earlier this month, Martin Rhall successfully undertook the Liverpool Santa Dash, raising over £500 for AI!

Fundraising frenzy takes places at Asda Livingston, raising £235 for our West Lothian service!

Last Friday, a fundraising frenzy took place at Asda Livingston, raising a fantastic £235 for our West Lothian service!

AI receives vital support from People’s Postcode Trust!

AI has received a generous grant of £1,980 from People’s Postcode Trust to provide more specialised support for children with autism outside of school hours in Wales.

Service user Viv dances the night away with ceilidh fundraiser success!

Last month, service user Viv began getting everyone in the festive party mood with her ceilidh fundraiser!

Giving Tuesday 2nd December – get involved in the upcoming phenomenon of the #UNselfie for AI!

This year, the UK has fully embraced Giving Tuesday and one of the main themes is the #UNselfie!

New Anglican Bishop of Liverpool visits our very own Peterhouse School ahead of his official installation!

Paul Bayes, the new Anglican Bishop of Liverpool included a trip to Peterhouse in his whistle stop tour of his diocese before his official installation.

Radio City’s Cash for Kids campaign provides generous donation to AI!

Autism Initiatives are delighted to have received a £1,260 grant from Radio City’s Cash for Kids campaign, enabling them to support children with autism in Flintshire.

Join Our New Walking Group!

We are starting a new Walking Group for Adults with Aspergers!

Perth One Stop Shop holds popular fundraising quiz night for second year running, raising over £450!

Earlier this month, our Perth One Stop Shop (after popular demand) held its fundraising quiz night for a second year running!

Autism Initiatives receives highest recognition from Loddon Training and Consultancy!

At the Loddon conference last week, Autism Initiatives gained two awards from the awarding body ‘Loddon Training and Consultancy – PROACT SCIPr UK®.

Halloween Harvest Party Fun!

On Wednesday 29th October, The Hermitage Vegetable Garden held its first Halloween celebration, which was an overwhelming success!

The Sports and Social Club at Jobcentre Plus in Inverness raise an incredible £1,013.00 for our Highland One Stop Shop!

Members of the Riverhouse Sports and Social Club at Jobcentre Plus, Inverness raise a fantastic £1,013.90 for our Highland One Stop Shop!

Supporter Vishal Sahni takes on his ultimate challenge of a lifetime by cycling from London to Paris to raise funds for AI!

Last month, supporter Vishal Sahni, battled through the pain to successfully complete his cycle from London to Paris, raising over £700!

Asda Livingston raise a fantastic £200 through their Community Life Scheme for our West Lothian Service!

Staff and customers at Asda Livingston raise £200 for our West Lothian service!

Supporter Joe Bates bravely battles through the notorious Spartan race to raise funds for AI!

Supporter Joe Bates raised funds for AI last month by bravely battling through the notorious Spartan race!

WeGrow wins highly acclaimed ‘Green Social Enterprise Champion’ award at the prestigious SENTogether Awards!

On Friday 3rd October, WeGrow, amongst fierce competition, won the award for ‘Green Social Enterprise Champion’ at the prestigious Social Enterprise Network Powerful Together Awards 2014 at the stunning Liverpool Town Hall!

Nags Head bowl us over with generous donation!

Autism Initiatives was delighted to receive a donation of £279 from the Nags Head in Thornton following a special Crown Green Bowls event held on the pub’s very own bowling green.

Supporter Steve Brodie braves Tough Mudder for a second year running to raise funds for AI!

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

Scottish Mental Health and Arts Film Festival will exhibit pieces from artists represented by the Gallery on the Corner!

Six artists that have been working with our staff at the Gallery on the Corner will have pieces exhibited at the Scottish Mental Health and Arts Film Festival this month!

Earlier this month, supporter Liz Crampton endured the testing Great North Run, raising over £1,000 for AI!

On 7th September 2014, supporter Liz Crampton battled through injury to successfully complete the Great North Run, raising over £1,000 for AI!

AGLP wins Independent Cafe Award

A Great Little Place wins Independent Cafe Award gold standard at the Cafe Life Awards in London

Autism Initiatives NI & The Big Lunch!

Autism Initiatives NI brought families from across Northern Ireland together for a Big Surf & Big Lunch on the beach at Portrush this weekend.

WeGrow Shortlisted

WeGrow shortlisted for Green Social Enterprise of the year 2014 at the Powerful Together Awards

Dare to be great

Autism Initiatives' A Great Little Place and other Autism Ventures By Simon Grant.