– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 11th March 2011.

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Photo of Hugh O'Donnell Hugh O'Donnell Liberal Democrat

Question S3W-40037

To ask the Scottish Executive what the remit is of the Autistic Spectrum Disorder Reference Group and who decided on that remit.

Photo of Shona Robison Shona Robison Scottish National Party

The remit of the Autistic Spectrum Disorder Reference Group is to:

offer advice and leadership, consult and engage with stakeholders to implement the recommendations arising from the Scottish Governments Autism Strategy; identify and continue to scope ongoing gaps in service provision for people with autism lead in the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of new policy initiatives in line with the deadlines contained within the action plan for implementation; provide monthly updates to me demonstrating how the policy initiatives arising from the Scottish Government’s Autism Strategy are improving the quality of service provision for people with autism, and work in partnership to improve the lives of people with autism, show respect and listen to the views of other members.

The remit was recently reviewed and updated by the reference group and ratified by me.

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