Despite all his problems and challenging behaviour, Melanie Curtis believes that her son Jenson, 15, is one of the lucky ones, because he has access to the short breaks respite care at NEAS Newton Aycliffe. Read more
Carer, Julie McGonigal, bursts with pride as she tells us about her foster son, James Pittilla, and his new internship at the NHS after graduating from Thornhill Park School. Read more
Mum, Sharon Davison, talks to us about her son James, 19. She tells us about the transformation in James since attending Aycliffe School. Read more
Mum, Paula Rice, talks to about the progress her son Daniel has made since attending Aycliffe School. 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 team NE-AS and be part of the World's Largest Half Marathon! Read more
A SECRET garden hidden away in the grounds of our Sunderland school is now officially open Read more
In an exclusive interview, world renowned Professor Amanda Kirby, speaks to the North East Autism Society about a condition often coexisting with autism: dyspraxia, otherwise known as DCD. Read more
Compered by TV presenter and journalist Peter Barron, the movie-themed night saw hundreds of NEAS staff celebrate the achievements of Education, Care and Support services. Read more