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

Society thanks Minster for using World Autism Acceptance Day to call for better protections for autistic adults

North East Autism Society chief executive John Phillipson has applauded Shadow Mental Health and Social Care Minister, Barbara Keeley. Read more

Get ready for the gold rush!

The region is poised for what’s set to be a ground-breaking seven days. Read more

NORTH East Autism Society welcomes Advertising Watchdog’s ban on ‘autism cure’ adverts.

Advertising Watchdog orders 150 UK practitioners who claim to be able to ‘cure’ autism to end their CEASE therapy. Read more

IT’S a hat trick for Sunderland!

We're celebrating this week after all three of our residential homes for children in Sunderland were ranked Outstanding by Ofsted. Read more

Young autistic artist to star on TV with Davina McCall

Our ambassador, Jonathan Raiseborough, 20, of Darlington, will appear on ITV’s “This Time Next Year” on March 12 having succeeded in becoming an illustrator of a successful children’s book. Read more

Darlington to launch campaign to be UK’s most autism-friendly town

BUSINESSES have joined forces to help a North-East town become the most autism-friendly place in the country Read more

DVLA reverses changes for autistic drivers

IT seems the DVLA has backtracked on changes made to its guidance, which would have affected thousands of drivers who are autistic. Read more

Top marks for Acorn House!

Acron House has been rated 'OUTSTANDING' in the latest Ofsted report. Read more

Leading North East charity welcomes Government plans for autism training

The Government has announced plans to introduce mandatory autism and learning disability training for all health and care staff in England. Read more