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Nine-year-old Ryley, who has autism, has always loved taking a bus trip. And as a toddler his fondness for public transport helped with his numeracy skills. This summer Ryley, from Stourbridge, in the West Midlands, and his grandmother Mandy are raising...
Six-year-old Noah Wall, from Cumbria, joined performers on the stage at The Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday, to take part in the Music is Magic charity concert. Noah, from Abbeytown, was born with severe Spina Bifida and wasn't expected to survive more than...
Explaining the concept of autism to primary school learners of St Doms, Hand use the analogy of how if a brain is a person’s internal computer, not all are wired the same way. This was the clear message delivered by Adele Hand, a mother of an autistic...
Students at a specialised unit in South Tyneside have taken the plunge - and had a cracking good time - to raise awareness of autism. Youngsters from Jarrow School Post 11 Autistic Centre swam in their pool and decorated Easter eggs as part of national...
April is Autism Awareness month - a time where businesses and venues are encouraged to get clued up on how to be inclusive and understanding about the needs of people with autism spectrum disorders. In Newcastle, Tyneside Cinema encourages people with...
Harambee Pasadia Festival 2019 seeking volunteers
Harambee Pasadia Festival is a 4-day camping extravaganza in celebration of the diverse cultures, foods, music, artists, and fusions of the African diaspora. Join us for music, dance, workshops and activities! This year, we are looking for more...
What is Disabled Access Day? Disabled Access Day is all about trying something or somewhere new, whether that’s a local museum or gallery.  This year the event will take place on Saturday 16th March and we’d love you to get involved and visit somewhere...
Students with autism at a popular Newcastle cafe are proving disabilities is no barrier to success in the workplace. Cafe Beam in Gosforth was set up four years ago and is run by charity Smile for Life to give young disabled people hands-on work...
Small Sparks Grants
Are you leaving or have you left long stay hospital? Are you an adult with a learning disability and/or autism and have an idea to make an impact on your local community? The Small Spark grant may be for you! With the Small Spark grant, up to £250 could ...
Shona Chambers (with her son Michael) is leading the project
NHS England have commissioned a family engagement project for the families of children with a learning disability and/or autism up to the age of 25. This project is part of the Transforming Care agenda. Some of the general areas to be addressed will ...