Moray surf school reveal expansion plans for Disabled

SCOTLAND’S ONLY AUTISM specific surf school, the Moray-based ‘Riding High’, has revealed that they are increasing their lessons to anyone with any disability. Riding High has been operating regular surf lessons on Lossiemouth beach for those with Autism for 18 months – a service that has been widely praised around the UK. However, Glynn Morris, the … Read more

Long running row over lessons for autistic children ends

THE LONG-RUNNING ROW between an experienced and respected swimming coach and the Moray Leisure Centre has finally come to an end. Kevin Anderson had been providing private swimming lessons at the Leisure Centre pool for autistic children with the full backing and support of the National Autistic Society in Scotland. However, the owner and operator … Read more

Surfs Up for Moray youngsters in first ever ‘Sandend Grom’

EXCELLENT CONDITIONS MET young Moray surfers who took to the water at the weekend for the first ever junior ‘Sandend Grom’ competition. Organised by the New Wave Surf School and Suds Surf School, it was the first time that a competition of its kind was held on the Moray coast – and a reflection of … Read more

Pioneering surf trainer hits out at ban from local pool

A MORAY MAN praised nationally for his pioneering work introducing Autistic children to surfing on local beaches has been banned from taking classes at a local swimming pool. Kevin Anderson’s work as an instructor with his ‘Riding High Surf School’ drew praise earlier this year, including backing from the National Autism Society who said his … Read more

Moray surf giving new sense of freedom for autistic children

A MORAY FATHER who made national headlines when he sparked a campaign for social and recreational facilities to be granted to people with autism is behind a new initiative to give surfing lessons to autistic children. Glyn Morris began campaigning in 2011 after his 16-year-old son Gregor was asked to leave a London theatre by … Read more