Working passionately with autistic children,
young people and adults for 40 years

How we can support you

We have a wide range of services across the North East of England and support families living with autism, learning difficulties and, or disabilities.

How you register your interest

We are passionate about working in partnership with individuals, parents or carers and statutory services to deliver a holistic service.

How we change lives

Our approach aims to support individuals as independent and valued citizens, enjoying equal rights and opportunities enriching the world around them


  • Great Run Solo – January Accumulator

    The January accumulator will keep you motivated and help you start the year strong as you mean to go on! The challenge is to complete 21 activities of any distance in January – it’s a challenge for all abilities that celebrates all activity. Complete 21 activities or more and we’ll reward your efforts with a snazzy 2 in 1 medal (it doubles up as a fridge magnet!). Read more

  • Great Run Solo Distance Challenge

    The virtual running distance challenges are designed to keep you racking up the miles over a 7 or 28 day period is open to all, and you can choose to take part in a weekly or monthly challenge at the intensity level that is right for you. Read more

  • Gaming for Gold

    Gaming for Gold is a great way to have fun doing what you enjoy, while raising funds to support our vital regional services.  Pick an online game, play on your own console, or even choose a challenge and 'Game for Gold' with North East Autism Society. Read more


  • We Are Open

    NEAS is continuing to provide a wide range of services to support autistic and neurodiverse people, and their families, during the biggest public health crisis in living memory. Read more

  • North-East Job Centres achieve Gold status for autism acceptance

    FOUR North-East Job Centres are celebrating after achieving gold standard accreditation for their commitment to autistic customers. Read more

  • New goals to aim for

    After the announcement we are creating 250 jobs due to a major expansion, Paul Halford tells how he swapped being a butcher for the rewards of caring for autistic children… Read more