June 23, 2019

Peer mentoring for autistic females

July 7, 2018

Head above the Parapet

SWAN wins Scottish Social Services Award We arrived in Edinburgh from 6 different parts of Scotland all united by our pride in our identites as autistic […]
July 7, 2018

Scottish Social Services Award for SWAN

Head above the parapet award The recent nomination for the Scottish Social Services Awards held in the beautiful Mansfield Traquair in Edinburgh, was without a doubt […]
March 1, 2018
young swans

Being diagnosed as autistic, twice

Young SWANs speak Welcome to another new series – blog posts by our young SWANs. We are very excited to feature the voices of young autistic […]
December 20, 2017

Testosterone Rex book review

Guest post This post is the first of a new series of guest posts. We are delighted to welcome Lyndsay Jarvis to be our first guest […]
October 30, 2017

The future I’d like to see

The National Autism Project has recently published a series of short essays entitled ‘The future I’d like to see‘. SWAN Chair, Dr Catriona Stewart, who is […]
March 25, 2017

Ehlers-Danlos syndromes

The Ehlers-Danlos Society released a review on March 15th which updates the diagnostic criteria for Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS). It also introduces the newly-described hypermobility spectrum disorders […]
February 25, 2017

Autism dividend report

In January the National Autism Project published a report  The Autism Dividend: Reaping the Rewards of Better Investment. The report focuses on the lack of cost-effective […]
August 2, 2016

SWAN Shortlisted for National Diversity Awards!

  SWAN are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for a National Diversity Award! A huge thanks to everyone who nominated us. We are in the Community […]
February 11, 2016

SWAN at the Batik Workshop

Kasia of SWAN describes a recent SWAN activity: “A few Saturdays ago some of us took part in a Batik workshop led by Amy from Autistic […]