After many years struggling to find the right help and environment for Alicia, her life began to transform when she started at Thornhill Park School and moved into a residential home for children. Read more
Lauren Stephens, aged 20 from Stanley has achieved so much during her time at NEAS. She has gained GCSE results and is now studying Hospitality and Catering. Read more
Knowing residential care was the best option for her nine-year-old son was a hard move for mum Kathleen. But it was a move that paid off in seeing Liam reach a fulfilling life. Read more
Toby Wyatt (aged 19) has been with NEAS since 2007 when he was just 11 years old. His mother Jean explains about the progress he has made. Read more
Working passionately with individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their families for over 35 years
We have a wide range of services across the North East of England and support families living with autism, learning difficulties and, or disabilities.
We are passionate about working in partnership with individuals, parents or carers and statutory services to deliver a holistic service.
We strive to develop a person centred service that is specifically tailored to enable our learners to achieve, to grow in confidence and to live life to the full.
Join us for our Winter Fair at Thornhill Park School and pick up some Christmas bargains! Read more
You could win £1,000 in time for Christmas! The money raised this year will help fund our vital Family Support Services.
Join us for a relaxed morning and an opportunity to meet new friends and share experiences. Read more
A North East mum, worried her autistic son was missing out on the fun of Christmas, has come to the rescue – by arranging a festive lunch with Santa. Read more
The Helping Hands scheme from EDF Energy have transformed the grounds of a number of our sites across Sunderland. Read more
Our FREE trampolining lessons are open to children, young people and adults with special needs. Read more