Grampian Autistic Society Virtual Pet Show!

Grampian Autistic Society Virtual Pet Show!

GAS are organizing a fundraising pet show online. We are looking for all kinds of animals to be entered: dogs, cats, small animals (including guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, mice, etc}, but also more exotic entries such as snakes, lizards, tarantulas, or even fish. As...

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Employment Support During Lockdown

Employment Support During Lockdown

  If you need autism specific employment support during the coronavirus crisis, then G.A.S has just the person for you. Our Senior Autism Practitioner is on hand to help and can offer telephone or virtual appointments until such time we can offer our weekly office...

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Christmas Card Competition

Yes, we know the schools have only just broken up for the Summer, but we are already mentioning the C word at Grampian Autistic Society. This year, we are going to launch our very own Christmas cards in a bid to raise some funds and we need your help. We need you to...

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A Review of “Our Autistic Lives” by Alex Ratcliffe

A Review of “Our Autistic Lives” by Alex Ratcliffe

Written by Alex Ratcliffe, who identifies as autistic, “Our Autistic Lives” is a collection of personal stories given in interview, by people from all parts of the globe.  It is split into sections covering the various decades in our lives.  These stories reveal...

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GAS Support Group Launched Online!

GAS Support Group Launched Online!

For some time the Board had been discussing setting up a ‘Friends of GAS’ or something similar to engage more with our services users, their families, carers and autism professionals, such as teachers and medical professionals, along with others in the area who might...

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Donations Gratefully Received!

Donations Gratefully Received!

  As a charity we rely on donations and fundraising to be able to provide better services. In the recent few months we have received donations from people who want to support services for individuals with autism in the local area.  Mr and Mrs Brown, parents...

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Outreach Christmas Lunch

Outreach Christmas Lunch

  In December, the Service Users of our Outreach Service chose to have our annual Christmas Lunch at The Ghillies Lair. A familiar favourite, as we’ve been there as a group a couple of times and enjoyed the experience. It was also an excellent opportunity for two...

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Bon Accord Lions Club raises funds for GrAS

Bon Accord Lions Club raises funds for GrAS

During 2019 Bon Accord Lions Club chose Grampian Autistic Society as one of its partner charities raising over £300 at a Quiz Night held in June, then the fantastic sum of £1200 at the St Andrew’s Day Afternoon Tea they organised for us at the end of November in The...

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Looking for a New Year Challenge?

Looking for a New Year Challenge?

 About a year ago, we heard from Andy Scott, who had decided to set himself a challenge for 2019. The challenge was to cycle over 7000 miles during the year, and to raise funds of over £500 to support our charity in the process! Why? Andy told us: “My son has recently...

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Playscheme Holiday Fun

Playscheme Holiday Fun

 Our Playscheme youngsters had a lot of fun during the Christmas holidays! Everyone enjoyed our visit to Dizzy Rascals soft play where the children had a chance to spend time in a new safe place. This activity offer the children an opportunity to learn to play...

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