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Autism Service Directory

Borders Aspergers and Autism Group Support (BAAGS)

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Type of service: Local groups, Social groups, Training providers, Training providers

BAAGS offers support, advice, information, advocacy and friendship to parents, relatives, friends and anyone with an interest in Asperger syndrome, autism or related behaviour. It is a group run by volunteer parents and people who work with children with an ASD. The aim of BAAGS is to make people aware of the condition and the effects it has on everyone: the teachers, the families, the neighbours etc. It is important for the person with autism to be allowed the opportunity to have the correct care and attention individually planned around them. .

The group holds regular meetings every month and you are welcome to come to the group, whatever your interest in autism is. There is also a monthly meeting specifically for adults with Asperger syndrome in Galashiels. .


Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adult , Adult sibling, Child , Child/adolescent sibling, Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Parent/carer of an adult, Partner, Young person

Gender: All genders

Covers: Scottish Borders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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    You can contact us by phone email or post.

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    Derek Purvis - Chair

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    01896 668961

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    01896 668 961

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