Number 6 One-Stop Shop

Number 6 is a service for adults (16 and over) with High Functioning Autism (HFA) or Asperger Syndrome (AS) who live in the Lothians and the Borders. The service is provided by Autism Initiatives UK and was officially launched in June 2005, with the opening of the Number 6 One-Stop Shop.


There are now three distinctive strands within Number 6:
One-Stop Shop (providing free social opportunities and 1-1 advice and support on a range of issues);
Outreach (funded packages of 1-1 support);
Housing.


Anyone interested in using the services at Number 6 should book an appointment to meet with a member of staff, who will give you a brief induction to the resources available.

 

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Understanding and Working with Adults with Asperger Syndrome Course

This course is for NHS and local authority professionals from Edinburgh, Lothian and Borders regions who have a direct involvement with Adults with Asperger Syndrome, including Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers.

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Your Views

Our acting National Director, Cathy Steedman is keen to hear your views on a variety of areas. Please Click Here

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Autism Network Scotland Survey

Autism Network Scotland are currently conducting a survey of autistic people, their families and carers to find out about their awareness and interactions with the Scottish Strategy for Autism and its accompanying website and newsletters.

Please follow this link to find out more information and complete the survey: Click Here



RaNaissance 2016 Calendars

The Number 6 2016 RaNaissance calendars are now available to purchase! The 2016 calendar, as well as all the artwork included in it, was designed and created by one of our service users. Ras artwork is developed from the strict use of straight lines a technique that he mastered in the foothills of the Himalayas.

The calendars are priced at 4.50 each and we have a limited supply, so dont delay, contact a member of staff at Hill Street and reserve your copy today!!


Research Projects

There is a new research project available. Click on the Research tab on the left of this page to find out more about the project.


Art Group Calendar January to April 2016

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Photography Group Agenda 2015

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Monday Girls' Group Calendar

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