Autism Mapping Project - Individual Reports for Local Authorities
The Scottish Strategy for Autism sets out an agenda for improving the lives of people with autism and their carers. At the launch of the Strategy the Scottish Minister for Public Health – Michael Matheson – announced £13.4 million of additional investment to be distributed over 4 years, some of which would be dedicated to mapping out autism services and improving coordination of these services.
Coinciding with a one-off investment of £35k for each local authority in Scotland to develop their own local Autism Action Plans, the aim of the Autism Mapping Project (‘the project’) was to consult with people with autism, their families and carers, service providers and local agencies and map out existing autism service provision in all local areas in order to build up a local and national picture.
The team working on the project created the main report summarising the findings from across Scotland as well as individual service maps for each local authorties. Copies of the local service maps will be published below as and when permission is received.