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Question ref. S6W-03294
Asked by: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 23 September 2021


To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the evaluation of the Scottish Strategy for Autism 2011-21, and how it plans to respond to this.

Current status: Answered by Kevin Stewart on 24 September 2021


The Scottish Government has published the Evaluation of the Scottish Strategy for Autism 2011-21 today. In response I am delighted to announce £650k this financial year, for tests of change on adult neurodevelopmental pathways. Additionally I can announce new funding of £425k to trial the Scottish Government’s new Learning Disability and Autism leadership and engagement work, from the Recovery and Renewal fund. I would also like to announce £400k for the understanding autism project charity funding. This represents a substantive package of support of £1.4m, £1m of which is new funding from the Recovery and Renewal fund.

The evaluation is available to view at: