Cash boost to help train autism care staff

http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/news/display.var.2096788.0.Cash_boost_to_help_train_autism_care_staff.phpThe Herald reports that First Minister Alex Salmond yesterday announced an extra £300,000 for training staff working with autism sufferers.

The money has been awarded to the Scottish Society for Autism (SSA) and will allow the society’s staff to benefit from specific training modules on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A report found that more than half of adults with the condition do not have enough support to meet their needs.

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