News & Events

Teen Girl Health Awareness Programme!

We are running a new Health Awareness Programme for Teen Girls!
11/09/2014

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!
10/09/2014

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!
09/09/2014

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.
09/09/2014

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!
05/09/2014

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!
03/09/2014

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!
02/09/2014

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.
21/08/2014

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.
11/08/2014

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.
08/08/2014

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!
07/08/2014

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!
07/08/2014

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.
06/08/2014

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.
04/08/2014

#100Cares Challenge, please vote!

We are part of the Justgiving #100cares challenge where we have the chance of winning £1,000!
01/08/2014

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!
28/07/2014

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!
22/07/2014

Teen Girl Group!

We Are Running A New Team Girl Programme Following It's Popularity Earlier In The Year!
22/07/2014

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.
21/07/2014

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.
18/07/2014

New Outreach Service Launched in Aberdeen!

Autism Initiatives launched its new local outreach service for adults with autism in Aberdeen on Thursday 10th July!
17/07/2014

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.
15/07/2014

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!
08/07/2014

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!
07/07/2014

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!
04/07/2014

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!
03/07/2014

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!
01/07/2014

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.
26/06/2014

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!
24/06/2014

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.
17/06/2014

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
09/06/2014

Sandwich Retailer of the year

You want a sandwich? You can't beat A Great Little Place!
15/05/2014