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Autism Motion, 07/03/08 [S]

Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 7 March 2007 by Hugh O'Donnell (LD) congratulating the Scottish Society for Autism on reaching its 40th year of service to children, adults and families with autism and urging government, local authorities, health services and other voluntary sector organisations to maintain close co-operation with the society.

The full text of the motion reads:

Scottish Society for Autism: 40 Years Serving Scotland—That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish Society for Autism on reaching, in 2008, its 40th year of providing services and support to children, adults and their families living with autism in Scotland; acknowledges its key role, as a parent-led organisation with long experience and 700 staff across the country, in delivering innovative services in local communities, and urges government, local authorities, health services and other voluntary sector organisations to maintain close co-operation with the society to further develop support and services appropriate to the complex needs of those with autism spectrum disorders and their families and to ensure that there will be equity of provision throughout the country.

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