Autism Rights Group Highland

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Welcome

ARGH is a collective advocacy, lobbying and campaigning group based in the Highlands of Scotland. We are run by and for autistic adults. The ARGH committee and full voting members are all autistic.

If you would like to join ARGH either as an autistic person or as an associate member you can apply using this form.

ARGH works locally in the Scottish Highlands, nationally across Scotland, the UK and internationally, including through membership of the European Council of Autistic People (EUCAP). ARGH works in partnership with the Scottish Government by being members of the Autism Strategy Review Group and its sub groups, as a regional delivery partner for the Scottish Government Improving Understanding of Autism programme and is a member of the Cross Party Group on Autism as well as a stakeholder for Nice guidelines relevant to autistic people.

We promote self advocacy for all Autistic people.

ARGH is an organisation which will:



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New Post-Diagnostic Support Service starting in January 2021

We have been funded by the Scottish Government to provide two short courses as part of the National Post Diagnostic Support Service.

The first course is available to autistic people (18+) who have received an autism diagnosis within the last two years. The second course is available to parents of autistic children (under 18) whose children have received their autism diagnosis within the last two years. Click here for more information.

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Latest News! A consortium of autistic-led organisations, including ARGH, is working with Scottish Autism to develop their inclusive governance approach in a way that is co-produced, equal and respectful of autistic people’s rights. Click here for more information.

ARGH offers two courses as part of the National Post Diagnostic Support Service. Click here for more information.

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Feb 2021 Latest News! The Scottish Government are asking autistic people to take part in a series of nine Autism Equality Workshops. Click here for more information and links to registration.

Autistic Pride Day 2019

The Scottish Government have agreed to fly the Autistic Pride flag at their Headquarters, St Andrews House to support Autistic pride day 18th June.

Autistic pride day flag

Thank you to Catherine Crompton for this Gif

Autistic Pride Day 2019

Bellfield Park, June 15th

11am-2pm

Autistic pride day poster 2019

For more information Click here

ARGH Autism Alert Card

ARGH's autism alert card is available to all autistic people, children or adults, across the UK: You can now order our Card directly from the website. We have two cards to order Click here to see and order the ARGH autism alert cards

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Inclusive Education for Autistic children and Young People

An event that was held on 17th May 2019 at Inshes Church

For more information Click here


Autism Acceptance Day 2019 in Inverness

Click here to see Ness Bridge in Inverness bathed in spectrum colours for Autism Acceptance Day


PARC Autistic Fringe (Glasgow)

ARGH helped PARC (The Participatory Autism Research Collective) organise their Fringe event in Glasgow last year.

Click here to see the Programme

Autistic Pride Day 2018

The Scottish Government flew the Autistic Pride flag at their Headquarters, St Andrews House to support Autistic pride day 18th June

Autistic pride day poster 2018

please Click here to view the full press release for more information.


Highland One Stop Shop report

Click here to see the report


Autistic Pride day 2017

ARGH's 2017 Autistic Pride Day event, Click here
to see photos

ARGHNews Spring 2017

After a long break we have brought back the ARGH Newsletter with a special 10th anniversary edition.

Click here to read

Autistic Pride day 2016

ARGH's 2016 Autistic Pride Day event, Click here
to see photos

Autistic Pride Day celebration June 2015

see pictures from our great day Click here.

Autistic Europe Fringe

Click here
for more information

Autism and Ethics

ARGH, in partnership with the NAS Scotland were delighted to hold an Autism and Ethics conference; from the Autistic perspective. For more information Click here.


Damian Milton In inverness

audio of Damian's talk now available here


Ari Ne'eman in Inverness

audio of Ari Ne'eman's talk now available here

Wenn Lawson & Dinah Murray in Inverness

Click here

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Autism and Mental Health

A joint report by ARGH and HUG: Click here

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