Working passionately with individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their families for over 35 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

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.


  • Great North Run

    Join team NE-AS and be part of the World's Largest Half Marathon! Read more

  • Christmas Raffle

    You could win £1,000 in time for Christmas! The money raised this year will help purchase much needed equipment for our new additional respite lodges at our New Warlands Farm site. Read more

  • PJs for Panto

    Get your school or organisation involved this Christmas and swap the shirts and ties for festive pyjamas for a ‘dressing down’ day with a difference. Read more


  • Teenage artist becomes autism ambassador

    Jonathan Raiseborough, 18, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, has now been made an ambassador of the North East Autism Society (NEAS) after illustrating a children’s novel called Snowdrop The Spikeshuffler. Read more

  • Launch of the UK’s first Autism and Neurodiversity Academy

    A pioneering charity believes it has the keys to improving life for thousands of people across the UK – and in turn boosting the economy and health of our nation. Read more

  • Ashton recognised for its ‘outstanding’ care

    As part of the Care Quality Commission’s inspection of Ashton (adults residential) the care and health regulator deemed the home ‘good’ overall but in seeking to answer the question, ‘Is the service caring,’ inspectors said Ashton was outstanding. Read more