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See Friends Action North East's 2018 Annual report for all our achievements and outcomes.
PETS at Home in Chesterway Retail Park is again joining the nationwide 'Autism Hour' initiative this Saturday, October 13. The store will be taking part in the National Autistic Society campaign, providing autistic people with a relaxed shopping...
As shown from countless pre-existing studies, getting creative, whether that be singing or dancing or knitting, has been shown to have a hugely positive impact on an individual's physical health. However, there has also been studies to show that being...
Bubble club describes itself as a "super fun and inclusive club night that is safe and host some of London's fantastic performers". The club has been running for 13 years and provides adults that have learning difficulties a place to enjoy a night out in...
Are you aged 16-19 years old? Do you have a learning disability, autism or additional needs? Would you like to make and star in your own film?   If this sounds like you, then you can apply for a place on Beacon Films BFI Film Academy 2018. No experience...
A 26ft-long (8m) Lego cube model of the Titanic built by an autistic boy from Iceland has been unveiled at a Tennessee museum. Brynjar Karl Birgisson, 15, used actual blueprints of the doomed ship to decide how many Lego bricks it would require. The...
Whilst we all know regular exercise is hugely beneficial to the wellness of the physical body, its huge benefits to our mental health are often overlooked. No matter your age or level of fitness, fitting in that little bit of me-time can allow you to...
The members and businesses of this community have all united in order to become Ireland’s first autism-friendly town. In order for the town of Clonakilty to achieve the title, over 212 organizations worked with the As I Am charity in order to be...
Last year, The National Autistic Society organised for over 5000 retailers to take part in an Autism Hour. This means that for one hour out of a busy shopping day, they dimmed their lights and turned down the music to help create a more ‘autism-friendly...
Sunderland AFC has become one of the first clubs in world football to open a second Sensory Viewing Room within their stadium. The new facility, located in a converted executive box in the West Stand, will complement the existing Nathan Shippey Sensory...