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Autism Service Directory

NAS Highland Information Service

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Type of service: Family support and information services, Local groups

The National Autistic Society Scotland Highland Service offers information and advice for parents and carers living in Highland, before, during and after an autism diagnosis. We can help with ideas to support your child, with specific information about autism and with details of local support groups. You might have a specific question or you might just like a chat, we are here to listen and help so do get in touch. In addition, we can provide help to professionals supporting a family with an autistic child. Our Highland information Service has also partnered with the Highland Council to create and maintain a new website for the Pines. The Pines is the Highland Council’s neurodevelopmental service for children, and is an umbrella service, which includes diagnosis and support for families, and teams such as speech and language therapy. The website includes information about autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions, ways to best support a child and printable resources such as visual timetables. There is also a wealth of video resources available, linked to the Pines YouTube channel. To find out more, visit the Pines website at:

The service runs regular virtual training events in partnership with the Highland Council and the charity Thriving Families, these are detailed on the Pines website.

 If you are interested in receiving regular updates and information about upcoming events, please sign up to our Highland Bulletin and other Scotland newsletters here:

Previous Highland Bulletin Editions


Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Parent/carer of a child, Professional

Gender: All genders

Covers: Highland

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers

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You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Alison Footitt - Highland Information Officer

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07731 982706

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