Serious allegations have been made by parents, who claim they had to remove children with additional support needs from a Glasgow primary school.
Funding cutbacks by NHS Highland are threatening to shut down a vital service for the autistic community, prompting fears for the safety of service users.
A survey of Scottish autistic people has found that over half have had negative experiences trying to access mental health services.
Research published by leading autism advocates shows that more than a third (34 percent) of parents claim their autistic child has been unlawfully excluded in the last two years.
Scottish Government attempts to draw up policies on autism have treated autistic people "appallingly" and suffer from "well-intentioned ignorance” and “prejudice”, The Ferret has been told.