Working passionately with individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their families for almost 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 to participate in society as independent and valued citizens, enjoying equal rights and opportunities but also enriching the world around them.


  • Hanging Basket Workshop

    Create your own summer hanging basket under the guidance of our horticulture expert Read more

  • Autism Activists Art Exhibition

    An exciting exhibition featuring art created by a group of autistic young people to educate society about autism, through protest art. Read more

  • Clarty Bairns

    A proper muddy obstacle course for the whole family to enjoy! Read more


  • CQC reveals autistic youths held in mental health wards: Chief Executive responds to damning report

    It’s been branded a UK shame, and constitutes yet another autism scandal hitting the headlines, but in the wake of yesterday’s CQC report into long-term segregation of autistic children in mental health wards, North East Autism Society chief executive, John Phillipson welcomes an admission of failing systems but says ‘we can’t allow this to be another Winterbourne View or Mendip House.’ Read more

  • Star Awards 2019

    Back by popular demand at our annual Star Awards ceremony, you can nominate a member of staff – or a team – from the North East Autism Society. Read more

  • Come and join the fun at ‘Royal Mascot’

    Excitement is building with just over a week to go to the first "Royal Mascot" race at Redcar! Read more