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Autism Service Directory

Transitions

Multiple providers

Main information

Type of service: Interventions and therapies, Social skills

Transitions is a joint project between The National Autistic Society and Inspire. It has been fully funded by the Scottish Government and will be free to schools within Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. Transitions will allow NAS and Inspire staff to deliver specifically designed modules to second year pupils and above, who have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)..

Modules include autism and Asperger awareness, emotion management, transition options and further education opportunities. Transitions will also include aspects of the NAS Socialeyes resource. Socialeyes concentrates on eight social skills that people with an ASD may have difficulty with and provides them with social interaction skills and strategies to deal with these. Pupils also have the option to join a social group.

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Eligibility

Age: From age 13 to 18

Aimed at: Adolescent

Gender: All genders

Covers: Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

Provided by

Inspire is an award winning charity that was established in 1988 and is now one of Scotland's larges...

Inspire [Partnership through Life Ltd]

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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

The National Autistic Society

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Marianne Wallace - Transition Lead

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01779 475080

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Peterhead.transitions@nas.org.uk

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Ruth Bell

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01224 280005

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ruth.bell@inspiremail.org.uk

Locations

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Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen, AB24 5HP

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The Business Centre, Buchan Braes, Boddam, Peterhead, AB42 3AR