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New  ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group’ Launched in Scotland
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New ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group’ Launched in Scotland

The Highlands, Scotland - Singer Susan Boyle 52 who revealed this week that she has recently been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome has inspired a new Autism group entitled ‘Highland Autism Improvement Group.’ Jenna Conti reports in Highland News that loca...
Airports urged to raise awareness about support they offer to passengers with autism
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Airports urged to raise awareness about support they offer to passengers with autism

Scotland - Mark McDonald, SNP MSP for Aberdeen Donside, has joined with the National Autistic Society Scotland and Scottish Autism to ask airports to raise awareness about the support they offer to individuals who have autism. Many people with autism can fi...
MSP Mark McDonald – praised theatres and cinemas which provide autism-friendly performances
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MSP Mark McDonald – praised theatres and cinemas which provide autism-friendly performances

Scotland, SNP MSP Mark McDonald - praised theatres and cinemas which provide autism-friendly performances and screenings and urged others to do the same during a member's debate on April 2 2014. Mr McDonald has an autistic son. In January, Mr McDonal...
Scottish actor becomes new ambassador to autism charity
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Scottish actor becomes new ambassador to autism charity

Actor, Kevin Guthrie - of Sunshine on Leith fame has become the first Ambassador of the Scottish autism charity Speur-Ghlan (Gaelic for blue skies). Paisley born Kevin became aware of the opportunity after reading about it on twitter. The charity offer e...