Senior Scottish Councillor Willie Young asked to step down over autism remarks

Aberdeen, Scotland – A dispute has developed between an Aberdeen MSP and a senior city councillor regarding the services provided for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The conflict between both Willie Young and Mark McDonald over delays in the local government’s autism strategy resulted in inflammatory remarks being posted by the former on social media […]

Scottish Politician Mark McDonald’s Call for More Pantomimes to be Autism Friendly.

Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald, Aberdeen – is calling for more pantomime performances to be Autism Friendly. He told The Extra that there are an estimated 50,000 people in Scotland who are on the autistic spectrum. “This highlights why we need mor autism-friendly shows to allow all families across Scotland to be able to celebrate […]