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Students, staff and well-wishers greeted Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex when she officially opened our North East Centre for Autism in Newton Aycliffe.
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Ailsa Riddel has been at the North East Autism Society since she was 18 years old and lives in one of our Adult Residential Homes in Sunderland. Our person centred approach and adult learning programmes has enabled her to become more confident and independent.
Mandy Winter is a single mother and has two children. Her daughter Charlotte aged 17 has severe autism, learning difficulties and epilepsy. Mandy explains why it was crucial in getting the right specialist education and environment for her daughter.
We treat everyone as an individual. We carefully assess each and every learner and develop an individual program around them. Jordon Cavanagh accesses our Adult Day Services with his own personal budget.
John Hodgson and his wife Julie struggled to get the right service provision for their son Connor. They talk about the difference an autism environment has had on their son and what impact this had on their family.
Royal visit celebration
I'm more independent
Room to breathe
Treated as an individual
We're a family again
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You could win £1,000 in time for Christmas by entering our Raffle. The money raised will enable us to run toddler groups across the North East.
Join us for some festive fun at our Christmas Market at New Warlands Farm
We are currently renovating a disused building at our Newton Aycliffe site to extend Thornbeck College to offer more vocational courses to people with autism.
North East Autism Society, Unit 15 Lumley Court, Drum Industrial Estate, Chester-Le-Street, DH2 1AN