Star Awards 2018

Nominate an exceptional member of NEAS’ staff to take home the top prize in the People's Choice category at this year’s Star Awards.Read more

Oh yes you did… make this the best Christmas ever for scores of North-east children and their families.

The North East Autism Society gave away 100 tickets to specially-created relaxed performances of North-east pantomimes, to families who access the Society’s free services including toddler groups and parent workshops.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

Autism Hour at Intu Eldon Square

NEAS is taking part in Autism Hour on October 2 which is a nationwide campaign for shops and retail environments to have a set time where lighting and background noise is adjusted to be less overwhelming for some people with autism.Read more

North East Charity Awards

We are proud to announce that our CEO, John Phillipson, was recognised as being North East Charity Leader of the Year and our organisation received a Highly Commended in the Uniquely North East category.Read more

Affinity Youth Club

Earlier this year our South of Tyne Family Support team set up a youth club called 'Affinity' in Sunderland to support young people on the autism spectrum who attend mainstream secondary school.Read more

Top honours for Belford

All four of the Society’s homes for children have now been given top honours from Ofsted inspectors.Read more

Thornhill Park awarded 'school of the year'

Staff and pupils from Thornhill Park School, Sunderland are excited to announce they have been awarded 'School of the Year' by Durham Wildlife Trust.Read more

Double Awards Nomination for North East Autism Society

It is with great excitement that we can announce to you today that the North East Autism Society has been shortlisted for two prestigious North East Charity Awards.Read more

Countdown to the Great North Run is officially underway

Only one week to go until the country’s best loved half marathon, the Great North Run, and as ever we’ll be there!Read more