User and Carer Involvement (UCI)

Mental Health Anti Stigma Film Survey

Have you watched the “Beyond Prejudice” film? We want to know your thoughts, please fill in this short survey: the survey is open until the 31st of March 2012. If you haven’t watched it yet, you can on the VOX home page


Borders Asperger and Autism Group Support

Seminars for 2012: April 4th Wednesday 1pom-4pm, Cairndale Hotel Dumfries

Exploring the world of Apsenger syndrome through the ages


Growing Up



Dean Beadle is a 22 year old man with Asperger Syndrome who has developed a career as a journalist and a professional speaker.

Cost is £50 per delegate or £35 per delegate if BAAGS member or block bookings for 6 or more. Membership cost is £5 per person per year

Further information on: or 01896668961.



The Scottish Government are conducting a survey.

This survey forms part of wider research aimed at better understanding the use of the Blue Badge Scheme for disabled persons.  They want to gather information on how the Blue Badge Scheme impacts on the lives of holders and how it fits with other transport provision for disabled people.


The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete and can be returned on line or by post to the address at the end of the survey.  The closing date for completion of the survey is  Tuesday 20th March 2012.


If you or someone who uses your services uses the Blue Badge scheme, please follow this link


Carers Week Survey

Carers Week Survey – help shape Carers Week 2012 in June.

Mental Welfare Commission raises concerns over abuse of powers of attorney

Guidance surrounding power of attorney laws in Scotland should be revised following a Mental Welfare Commission investigation that uncovered the abuse of a couple with learning difficulties by a family member. Read more.