Autism Activists march against SEND cuts

13 parents, children and teachers from Durham joined thousands to protest over funding cuts that have left many pupils without appropriate support and unable to attend school. Read more

Newcastle Airport opens sensory area

Newcastle Airport has become the first airport in the North to open a sensory area for passengers with hidden conditions. Read more

Charity mascot race ends in photo-finish

The first “Royal Mascot” race took place on Racing TV Zetland Gold Cup Day at Redcar races all in aid of NEAS. 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

Going’s good for Royal Mascot

A RACING panda and a hedgehog will be taking on all-comers when a North-East racecourse turns into “Royal Mascot” in aid of a pioneering charity. Read more

The Autism Activists

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

Changing the world!

“Awareness isn’t enough – we want to feel accepted.” Read more

Record breaking turn out for Walk for Autism

At the culmination of week two in world autism acceptance month the North East Autism Society's annual Walk for Autism saw its largest turn out to date. Read more

intu Metrocentre & intu Eldon Square Launch Autism Sensory Backpack

To celebrate Autism Acceptance Week, intu Metrocentre and intu Eldon Square, today launch their first ever sensory backpack in partnership with North East Autism Society. Read more

10 things you think you know about autism but actually don’t...

The North East Autism Society is campaigning for autism acceptance this week. Read more