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Autism

Working with people with autism to ensure that the support meets their own individual needs through supported accommodation.

Austim - Service

General Overview

Our approach of working together to get the best support to meet their individual needs.  Setting goals in partnership to support mental health and emotions, developing and building on skills whilst providing practical and day-today support to live independently.  Providing support to feel secure and fulfilled and strengthen relationships with family, friends and their community.

FAQs

No. The remit of the Service is 18 years and over.

No. We do not operate an outreach service.

Yes, we provide 24/7 support with support staff being available through the night.

Our Support Stories

AutismKevin

Kevin’s Flight

I decided that I would like to take a flying lesson. I was supported to research companies and the prices of taking flying lessons both on line and over the phone.

Learning DisabilityFiona

Fiona’s Story

A couple of months ago, we decided to put on a play, “The Wizard of Oz” at my day centre in Haddington. I was cast as the Wicked Witch of the West.

Our Staff Stories

AutismRay Docherty

Ray’s Story

Many years ago, I came to work in the care industry through a number of personal experiences. I looked after my grandmother at a young age, as she suffered through cancer and, although difficult, took to caring naturally.

Learning DisabilityFrancis Behen

Francis’s Story

MY SAD ATTEMPT AT THE JAMES BOND LOOK! Hi there everyone, I'm Francis Behen, Service Manager at East Craigs and Cardross Learning Disabilities Services.

Autism Team

Francis Behen - withYOU

Edinburgh and Broxburn

Francis Behen

Learning Disabilities Manager

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General and support enquiries can be submitted through our online contact form.

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